Ascent Blog: For Parents and Cosigners

FAFSA Simplification Act: Changes to the FAFSA
Ascent Funding walks you through the changes that will be happening to the FAFSA with the FAFSA Simplification Act. Read More
When is FAFSA Due for the 2024-25 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
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 Prepare for Student Loan Repayment
Dec 05, 2023 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
The federal student loan payment pause is set to end soon. Make sure you are financially prepared with information from… Read More
Confused about Federal Student Loan Repayments? Questions from Students, Answers from Ascent 
Ascent hosted an engaging webinar to address what’s on many people’s minds – federal student loan repayment. We know that… Read More
Financial Decisions to Make Your Future Self Proud 
Take the stress out of financial planning for college students with these five key steps. Read More
How to Qualify for Student Loans & Eligibility Requirements
Confused about private student loans? Learn how to qualify for private student loans and other eligibility requirements in this blog. Read More
How to Get a Student Loan
There are several ways to get student loans, with a cosigner or without. Read how to get a student loan… Read More
Subsidized vs. Unsubsidized Loans for Students
Subsidized and unsubsidized loans are part of the federal direct loan program and offer students various loan options. Learn more. Read More
How One Student is Pursuing His Dreams
Apr 12, 2023 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Schools, For Parents and Cosigners
Congratulations to Harsimran Sandhu, our $10,000 Pursue Your Dream Contest winner! We asked students to share their ambitions in a… Read More