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4 Student Loan Tips for College Grads
Dec 15, 2020/By: Alicia Chavez/In: Blog, For College Students, For Students
If you follow these 4 steps, you will successfully enter repayment after graduation and your journey to financial wellness will… Read More >
What Advice Would Students Give Their College Freshman Self? 7 Tips for First-Year College Students
Dec 14, 2020/By: Ruby Kate Galapon | SDSU Ascent Intern/In: Blog, For College Students, For Students
If you could go back in time to be an incoming freshman again and give yourself one piece of advice,… Read More >
8 Time-Saving Tips for Applying for Private Scholarships
Dec 08, 2020/By: Alicia Chavez/In: Blog, For College Students, For Students
We’ve put together 8 tips for applying for scholarships as a college student to help you find and enter scholarships… Read More >
7 Most Common Student Interview Questions
Dec 07, 2020/By: Alexis Juarez | SDSU Ascent Intern/In: Blog, For College Students, For High School Students, For Students
Preparing for an Interview? Launch yourself into your future career by following these tips on how to answer the 7… Read More >
Feeling Zoom Fatigue? Here’s 5 Ways to Stay Connected
Dec 04, 2020/By: Ruby Kate Galapon | SDSU Ascent Intern/In: Blog, For College Students, For Students
Zoom fatigue is real and most definitely tiring. These 5 tips can help to make your virtual engagement more enjoyable… Read More >
Ascent Student Spotlight: Steven K. of St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Nov 25, 2020/By: Erica Arvanitis/In: Blog, For College Students, For Cosigners, For High School Students, For Schools, For Students
Learn more about this month’s Student Spotlight, Steven Kramer, and how he shows up for the deaf community and beyond… Read More >
How to Find Your Dream Job or Internship – Your Job Search Checklist
Nov 23, 2020/By: Alexis Juarez | SDSU Ascent Intern/In: Blog, For College Students, For Students
Whether you’re an incoming college freshman looking for an internship or a recent graduate on the hunt for that first… Read More >
6 Popular Self-Care Routines for Students
Nov 18, 2020/By: Ruby Kate Galapon | SDSU Ascent Intern/In: Blog, For College Students, For High School Students, For Students
We know you're busy while struggling to balance all the responsibilities that come with being a student, but it's important… Read More >
The College Grad’s Guide to Insurance
Nov 16, 2020/By: Erica Arvanitis/In: Blog, For College Students, For Schools
You survived college and graduated – now what? Check out these four helpful tips on navigating insurance as a college… Read More >
How to Manage Your Money in College: 5 Tips for Students
Nov 11, 2020/By: Erica Arvanitis/In: Blog, For College Students, For Students
Stressed about money in college? Here’s your guide on how to manage your finances as a college student. [...] Read… Read More >