Ascent Blog: Tag: College Students

A Different Perspective on How to Approach Paying for College | Ascent CEO Ken Ruggiero on It’s Your Business on KCBQ-AM
Feb 19, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Uncategorized, For Students, For Cosigners, For Schools, News, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Click here to listen to how Ken is changing the student loan industry in his full interview with @RichardMuscio on… Read More
SAT vs ACT: What’s the Difference and How Do I Prepare for Both?
Feb 12, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Students looking to apply for college are often faced with a choice between whether to take the SAT or the… Read More
5 Affordable Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in College
Feb 11, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For College Students
We explore some of the ways that college students can celebrate Valentine’s Day affordably—while still making it a holiday to… Read More
Get ready and Know Your Options: SAT and ACT Prep resources📚🎓
Feb 07, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Due to the high demand for resources to prep for these exams, it can be difficult to determine which prep… Read More
What is EFC and What Can You Expect for the Upcoming School Year
Feb 07, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
The majority of the awards in your student’s financial aid package are based on the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) calculated… Read More
The Changes Every Parent Should Know About for the 2019 – 2020 FAFSA
Feb 06, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
The FAFSA is updated annually, and there are major changes that you need to know about for 2019-2020. Read More
The Benefits of Having a Mentor and How to Get One
Feb 04, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For High School Students
Many of the world’s greatest leaders and inspirational figures cite their mentors as critical sources of direction that helped them… Read More
Dropping classes: To W or not to W?
Feb 01, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
With deadlines looming, it can be stressful to consider what classes you will continue this semester and which you will… Read More
Helpful Tips and Advice for Your First Job Out of College
Feb 01, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
Though there are many elements of your first post-college job that will be learned “on the job”, the following tips… Read More
Applying to Graduate: What Every Student Should Know
Jan 29, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students
This is it—you’re at the final stretch, so close to graduation you can nearly feel the ceremonial cap on your… Read More