Ascent Blog: News

Get ready: Ascent’s Summer of $1,000 Scholarships is Back
May 23, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: For Students, For Schools, News, For Bootcamps, Blog
For the fourth year in a row, students can enter for their chance to win a $1,000 scholarship this summer… Read More
Ascent Launches Outcomes-Based Lending Options for Bootcamps
Dec 08, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: In the Press, News
Students, including those with DACA status, attending accelerated learning programs can apply for Ascent's Outcomes Loan to cover their school… Read More
Changes to Ascent This Summer: More Options, Competitive Rates and Greater Access
Jul 07, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: In the Press, For Students, News, For College Students
This summer, Ascent is ready to help even more students pay for the upcoming school year, which includes making record-breaking… Read More
What’s better than one scholarship opportunity? Fifty! 🎉
Jun 14, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, News
Ascent’s 50 Days of $1,000 scholarships for college and bootcamp students is back for the third year in a row.… Read More
Ken Joins Episode #114 of The Higher Ed Geek Podcast with Dustin Ramsdell
Feb 10, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, News, For College Students
Ascent’s CEO & Chairman, Ken Ruggiero, recently sat down with Dustin Ramsdell at The Higher Ed Geek Podcast to talk… 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
Looking Ahead to a Brighter 2021: A Message from our CEO
Ascent's CEO, Ken Ruggiero, shared his thoughts on the past year and what he's looking forward to in 2021 -… Read More
Ascent Wins National and Local Awards for Supporting Students and Employees
Sep 08, 2020 | By: Ascent
Categories: In the Press, News
Ascent is dedicated to helping students and their families pay for college, as well as cultivate a strong company culture… Read More
New Financial Wellness Resources for Students and Parents
Aug 26, 2020 | By: Ascent
Categories: In the Press, News
Ascent announced the launch of a new financial wellness assessment to educate students and parents on how to take out… Read More
Ascent’s New Scholarship Empowers Students to Speak Up for Social Change
Jul 15, 2020 | By: Ascent
Categories: In the Press, News
Enter for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship by sharing how you make positive social changes in your local… Read More