Ascent Blog: Tag: College Students

Conversation on Tech & Film: Lesly Lynch
Jan 25, 2023 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, Celebrating Women, For Grad Students
If you’re looking for a career with endless possibilities, a position in the tech industry can deliver. Case in point,… Read More
Ascent Parents Speak On Student Success
Jan 05, 2023 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
New adventures can be intimidating—whether it’s moving to a faraway campus, exploring some new classes, or furthering a budding career… Read More
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
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
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
What is EFC and What Does it Mean on FAFSA?
Sep 19, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners
Expected Family Contribution (EFC) determines how much financial aid you would receive based on your family's taxed and untaxed income,… Read More
What is FAFSA and How Does it Work?
Sep 15, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For High School Students
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form current and future students need to fill out to… Read More
A Guide to Parent PLUS Loans
Mar 15, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
What are Parent PLUS loans, and should you look into one? Ascent Funding breaks down what Parent PLUS loans are… Read More
529 College Savings Plan: How to Save for Your Student’s College Fund
Jan 10, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
A 529 college savings plan is an investment plan to pay for various education costs. Learn more about 529 college… 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