Ascent Blog: For Parents and Cosigners

5 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Black History Month
Feb 01, 2023 | By: Erica Arvanitis
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
February is Black History Month – read our blog post for a few tips on how to give back and… Read More
Ways to Get Straight A’s in College
Jan 09, 2023 | By: Ruby Kate Galapon - SDSU Ascent Intern
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
If straight A’s is something you're striving for, follow these 13 tips to build the skills needed to achieve good… Read More
Ascent Parents Speak On Student Success
Jan 05, 2023 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
New adventures can be intimidating—whether it’s moving to a faraway campus, exploring some new classes, or furthering a budding career… Read More
A Guide to FAFSA Eligibility Requirements
Wondering if you qualify for federal financial aid? Learn more about the eligibility requirements while submitting your Free Application for… Read More
How to Apply for a Private Student Loan
Interested in applying for private student loans? Learn more about the step-by-step process of how to apply for a private… Read More
Your 2022 Guide to Voting in College: Tips for Students and First-Time Voters
Oct 01, 2022 | By: Erica Arvanitis
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For Schools, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Being a college student means you’re consistently busy. Whether it’s figuring out where to live, what classes to take, or… Read More
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
7 Helpful Tips on How to Deal with Student Loans
Mar 29, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
From forbearance and deferment options to general debt management, if you’re having trouble making student loan payments check out these… Read More
529 College Savings Plan: How to Save for Your Student’s College Fund
Jan 10, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
A 529 college savings plan is an investment plan to pay for various education costs. Learn more about 529 college… Read More
When is FAFSA Due for the 2022-23 School Year? Deadlines & FAQs for Students
Worried about missing important FAFSA deadlines for the upcoming school year? Ascent Funding outlines all of the financial aid deadlines… Read More