Ascent Blog: For Schools

The Different Types of Financial Aid Explained: Loans, Grants, & Work-Study Programs
Types of Financial Aid Explained: Learn about the different types of financial aid available for students, including loans, grants, and… 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 One Student is Pursuing His Dreams
Apr 12, 2023 | By: Ascent
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
A Q&A Interview with Cruz Sanchez
  Everyone’s path to a career they love looks different. No one knows this better than Cruz Sanchez, a bootcamp… Read More
Your Guide to Voting in College: Tips for Students and First-Time Voters
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
6 Essential Tips on How to Negotiate a Job Offer
Feb 03, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Schools, For College Students
Entering the professional world can seem a bit scary, but we got your back. Here are six essential tips for… Read More
Ascent Named Best Private Student Loan for 2021
Ascent has done it again! To kick off the new year, we are proud to announce that Ascent was named… Read More
Ascent Student Spotlight: Steven K. of St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Learn more about this month’s Student Spotlight, Steven Kramer, and how he shows up for the deaf community and beyond… Read More
The College Grad’s Guide to Insurance
Nov 16, 2020 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Schools, For College Students
You survived college and graduated – now what? Check out these four helpful tips on navigating insurance as a college… Read More