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Using Your Student Loans For Living Expenses
Dec 20, 2022 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
Loans can be tricky. You might find yourself searching for a loan, choosing between different types of loans, selecting a… Read More
7 Tips on How to Apply for College Scholarships
Dec 19, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Private scholarships are a great way to help pay for the cost of college. Explore these tips on how to… Read More
Study Abroad Q&A with amber+
Dec 13, 2022 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
Studying abroad is one of the most memorable experiences a student can have in college. To become a part of… Read More
Can International Students Apply for FAFSA?
Dec 09, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
Even though international students can't receive aid from the U.S government, it's still important to complete the FAFSA. Learn more… Read More
Conversations on Entrepreneurship: Nikita Gupta
Dec 08, 2022 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students, Celebrating Women
In our next Women in Tech interview, Nikita Gupta talks about her career and success with the intern management platform,… Read More
Guide to Financial Aid Award Letters for Students
Dec 06, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
You received your college financial aid award letter, but what does it mean? Learn more about how to read your… Read More
Why Do I Need a Cosigner for my Student Loan?
Dec 02, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students
You may wonder: Do I need a cosigner and why? Ascent breaks down 5 reasons why you need a cosigner… Read More
7 Money-Saving Challenges to Try in 2023
Nov 30, 2022 | By: Olivia Wolf - Social Media Intern
Categories: Blog, For College Students, For High School Students
Money-saving challenges are a great way to build smart habits and make budgeting more enjoyable. Pick one of these challenges… 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
Coding Bootcamp vs. Computer Science Degree
Nov 01, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For High School Students, For Bootcamps
Learn more about the differences between getting a computer science degree and completing a coding bootcamp to help you decide… Read More