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How to Successfully Ask Someone to Cosign a Student Loan
Oct 13, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Want to ask someone to be your student loan cosigner but are unsure how? Learn how to approach the conversation… Read More
Don’t Forget These 20 Dorm Room Essentials
Oct 11, 2021 | By: Olivia Wolf - Social Media Intern | In: For Students, For College Students
It’s time to pack it up and head back to school. To make sure you don’t forget some of the… Read More
5 Things I Learned from Studying Abroad In London
Oct 08, 2021 | By: Sara Amirdelfan - Digital Marketing Intern | In: For Students, For College Students
Do you have questions about studying abroad? Here are five lessons our Ascent intern has learned from studying abroad in… Read More
How to Handle Post-Quarantine Social Anxiety
Oct 04, 2021 | By: Ausleen Acosta - Digital Marketing & Social Media Specialist | In: Blog, For Students, For College Students
If you’re feeling overwhelmed or anxious about the post-pandemic world, you’re not alone. Here are some tips on how to… Read More
When is FAFSA Due for the 2021-22 School Year? Deadlines & FAQs for Students
Sep 30, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Worried about missing important FAFSA deadlines for the upcoming school year? Ascent Funding outlines all of the financial aid deadlines… Read More
How Much Student Loan Debt is Too Much? 5 Ways to Avoid Overborrowing
Sep 22, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
Over half of students overborrow during their time in college. Check out these helpful tips to avoid overborrowing student loans. Read More
3 Tips on How to Find a Cosigner for Your Student Loan
Sep 20, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
Finding a cosigner for your student loan can be a difficult process. Ascent Funding has assembled 3 tips to help… Read More
Credit Scores 101
Sep 13, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
What is a credit score, and what exactly is a "good" credit score? Learn the basics of credit scores and… Read More
FAFSA® 101: Everything You Need to Know
Sep 07, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
What is FAFSA®? When is it due? Find answers to these questions and more in our FAFSA® 101 crash course. Read More
Headed Back to Campus? Here’s How to (Mentally) Prepare
Sep 02, 2021 | By: Jennifer Ly - SDSU Marketing Operations Intern | In: Blog, For Students, For College Students
Returning to campus after spending a year at home can be suspenseful and exciting. Here’s how to return to campus… Read More

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