Ascent Blog: For Cosigners

What is EFC and What Can You Expect for the Upcoming School Year
Feb 07, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
The majority of the awards in your student’s financial aid package are based on the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) calculated… Read More
The Changes Every Parent Should Know About for the 2019 – 2020 FAFSA
Feb 06, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
The FAFSA is updated annually, and there are major changes that you need to know about for 2019-2020. Read More
Financial planning starting to freak you out? Here’s what you really need to know about sending your kid to college.
Nov 26, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
Nearly three-quarters of parents report their highest stressor as completing applications for admission and financial aid for college, with their… Read More
6 Ways to Help Your Student Prep For Finals Season
Nov 15, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
As a parent, you might be struggling with how to help your student during this stressful period other than reminding… Read More
4 Ways to Ensure Your College Graduate Is Prepared for the Job Hunt
Nov 15, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
Getting a job after graduation is the goal of most college students. But for many, the job search, interview, and… Read More
To Transfer or Not to Transfer?
Oct 22, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center found that over one-third of college students transfer at least once. Of these students, 14.1… Read More
Understanding Student Loans: 3 Tips to Help Your Family
Oct 11, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
Student loans are a great tool to use to go to college with nearly seven in 10 college seniors (68… Read More
Student Loans are a Labor of Love
Aug 31, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
In this post, we’ll take a look at how student loans can enable you to prioritize your educational path and… Read More
How to Talk to Your Kids About Money and Paying for College
Aug 03, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
Talking about money with anyone can be hard. Talking about paying for college with your kids can be even tougher… Read More
Parent PLUS Loans: Know the Facts Before You Borrow
Jul 24, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
Your child has been accepted into college! Congratulations, but here comes the hard part – how do you pay for… Read More