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Ascent Blog

Essentials and Tips for Commuter Students
Dec 16, 2021 | By: Jennifer Ly - SDSU Marketing Operations Intern
Categories: For College Students, Blog, For Students
Check out these helpful tips and essentials from one of our interns who is a commuter student in college. Read More
What to Do When Your Student Loans Unpause: Tips & Resources from The College Investor
Dec 13, 2021 | By: Erica Arvanitis
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
We chatted with Robert Farrington from The College Investor about this student loan unpause and how to stay proactive.  Read More
Tips on Managing Your Mental Health During Finals Week
Dec 10, 2021 | By: Jennifer Ly - SDSU Marketing Operations Intern
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
Mental health is already hard to manage. Navigating mental health during finals week is even more difficult. Let’s figure it… Read More
3 Ways to Address Student Loan Debt Fatigue
Dec 08, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students
Feeling emotionally drained, weary, or burnt out when it comes to your student loans? Do you see no end in… 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
Which Community College Programs & Certifications Are Right For Me?
Dec 03, 2021 | By: Jennifer Ly - SDSU Marketing Operations Intern
Categories: For High School Students, For Bootcamps, For Students, For College Students
Students across the nation are completing community college programs and certifications for many reasons! Read about what's available for you. Read More
Dual Enrollment: How it Works in High School & College
Dec 02, 2021 | By: Jennifer Ly - SDSU Marketing Operations Intern
Categories: For High School Students, Blog, For Students
Attend two schools at once with dual enrollment in college! Community college makes it possible, whether you're in high school… Read More
How I Graduated Early: 4 Tips to Stay on Track
Nov 30, 2021 | By: Sara Amirdelfan - Digital Marketing Intern
Categories: For College Students, For High School Students, Blog, For Students
If you’ve also thought about graduating early or plan to because you’ve met all the requirements, here are some tips… Read More
5 Ways to Overcome Fear of Student Loan Debt
Nov 29, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students
The topic of student loans can be scary and cause a lot of anxiety for students. Ascent Funding covers five… Read More
More than Just a Student Loan: What to Look for When Choosing a Private Student Loan
Nov 22, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: For Cosigners, For High School Students, Blog, For Students
When it comes to choosing a private student loan lender, who you work with makes a big difference. Learn more… Read More
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