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Applying to Graduate: What Every Student Should Know
Jan 29, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
This is it—you’re at the final stretch, so close to graduation you can nearly feel the ceremonial cap on your… Read More
2019 New Year’s Resolution: Healthy Spending Habits
Dec 20, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
To keep your budget balanced into 2019 and beyond, we’ve compiled this list of healthy spending habits that can help… Read More
Student Survival Guide to Finals
Dec 18, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
We’ve compiled this Student Survival Guide to Finals to help you navigate the finals week in a way that keeps… Read More
Kim McNealy Named CMO of Ascent
Dec 17, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: In the Press, Blog
Ascent Student Loans, a division of San Diego-based finance technology company Goal Structured Solutions, Inc. (“GS2”), is pleased to announce… 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
5 Tricks for Saving Money During the Holidays
Nov 15, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
Between all the gifts for loved ones and the costs incurred to go visit them, it’s easy for our budgets… 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
Why It’s Important to Stick to a Budget During Midterms and Finals
Oct 30, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
If you can stick to your budget under the stress of finals and midterms, you’ll be prepared to face future… 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