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Don’t Forget These 20 Dorm Room Essentials
Oct 11, 2021 | By: Olivia Wolf - Social Media Intern
Categories: For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
It’s time to pack it up and head back to school. To make sure you don’t forget some of the… Read More
5 Things I Learned from Studying Abroad In London
Oct 08, 2021 | By: Sara Amirdelfan - Digital Marketing Intern
Categories: For Students, For College Students
Do you have questions about studying abroad? Here are five lessons our Ascent intern has learned from studying abroad in… Read More
How to Handle Post-Quarantine Social Anxiety
Oct 04, 2021 | By: Ausleen Acosta - Digital Marketing & Social Media Specialist
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
If you’re feeling overwhelmed or anxious about the post-pandemic world, you’re not alone. Here are some tips on how to… Read More
When is FAFSA Due for the 2022-23 School Year? Deadlines & FAQs for Students
Worried about missing important FAFSA deadlines for the upcoming school year? Ascent Funding outlines all of the financial aid deadlines… Read More
How Much Student Loan Debt is Too Much? 5 Ways to Avoid Overborrowing
Sep 22, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For High School Students
Over half of students overborrow during their time in college. Check out these helpful tips to avoid overborrowing student loans. Read More
3 Tips on How to Find a Cosigner for Your Student Loan
Sep 20, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For High School Students
Finding a cosigner for your student loan can be a difficult process. Ascent Funding has assembled 3 tips to help… Read More
Credit Scores 101
Sep 13, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, Credit Card
What is a credit score, and what exactly is a "good" credit score? Learn the basics of credit scores and… Read More
Headed Back to Campus? Here’s How to (Mentally) Prepare
Sep 02, 2021 | By: Jennifer Ly - SDSU Marketing Operations Intern
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
Returning to campus after spending a year at home can be suspenseful and exciting. Here’s how to return to campus… Read More
Should I Cosign a Student Loan? Weighing the Pros and Cons
Aug 25, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
Weighing the pros and cons of becoming a student loan cosigner? Learn about the benefits and potential risks of being… Read More
Getting A Job After Your Coding Bootcamp: 8 Tips to Prepare You For the Job Hunt
Aug 19, 2021 | By: Alicia Chavez
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Bootcamps
Whether you’re preparing for the job hunt early or getting ready to graduate, here are 8 tips to getting a… Read More