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What’s the Difference Between Federal and Private Student Loans?
Federal and private student loans each have benefits and drawbacks. Learn more about what makes them different and more from… Read More
Conversations on Coaching with Felicia Wetzel, Ascent’s Student Success Coach
Jul 26, 2022 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Felicia Wetzel is a part of the Ascent team, driving students to become their best selves through her expertise as… Read More
How to Pay for Graduate School
Jul 26, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Grad Students
Thinking of applying to grad school but don't know how to pay for it? Learn about the many ways to… Read More
Bad Credit: How It Happens and What You Can Do About It
Jul 08, 2022 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
There are several numbers that will follow you throughout life. There’s your birth date, your social security number, the number… Read More
Conversations on Community with Lexi B., Creator of Sista Circle: Black Women in Tech
Jul 06, 2022 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For Bootcamps
We spoke with Lexi Butler, the creator of Sista Circle: Black Women in Tech to understand how it started and… Read More
Exploring Financial Wellness Resources In The Workplace
Jun 27, 2022 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: For Students, For College Students, For Bootcamps, Blog
Investing in your financial wellness not only positively impacts you, but benefits your company as a whole. Here are a… Read More
6 Tips to Help You Prep For An Informational Interview
Jun 20, 2022 | By: Abigail Liu
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Informational interviews can give you new insight into a future position. Here are six tips to help you prep for… Read More
3 Ascent UX Designers Share How They Went From Interns to Full Time Employees
Jun 09, 2022 | By: Jennifer Ly - SDSU Marketing Operations Intern
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For Bootcamps
If you’re wondering what it’s like to land an internship and a full-time job, Ascent’s UX designers share their experience.  Read More
4 Ascent Interns Share Their Summer Success Plans
Jun 08, 2022 | By: Jennifer Ly - SDSU Marketing Operations Intern
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
Pat yourself on the back and do a happy dance for making it through another school year. Here's what our interns… Read More
DREAMers Share Their Experience Paying for School
Jun 07, 2022 | By: Brooke Schumacher
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students, For Bootcamps
We chatted with DACA students who chose to take out a loan with Ascent to learn more about their experiences… Read More