Ascent Blog: Tag: private student loans

When Does Student Loan Interest Start To Accrue? A Comprehensive Guide
When does interest start to accrue on student loans? Ascent explains when student loans start to accrue interest and when… Read More
How is Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) or SAI Number Calculated?
EFC stands for Expected Family Contribution and is a number used in the FAFSA process to help calculate your eligibility… Read More
Do You Need a Cosigner for Student Loans?
Dec 20, 2023 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
Not sure if you need a cosigner for your student loans? Learn more about the different factors you should consider… Read More
How to Qualify for Student Loans & Eligibility Requirements
Confused about private student loans? Learn how to qualify for private student loans and other eligibility requirements in this blog. Read More
How to Get a Student Loan
There are several ways to get student loans, with a cosigner or without. Read how to get a student loan… Read More
Subsidized vs. Unsubsidized Loans for Students
Subsidized and unsubsidized loans are part of the federal direct loan program and offer students various loan options. Learn more. Read More
What is a Cosigner for a Student Loan?
Mar 14, 2023 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
A cosigner is someone who takes legal responsibility for a loan in addition to the primary borrower. Learn more about… 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
Applying for Private Student Loans: A Guide
Interested in applying for private student loans? Learn more about the step-by-step process of how to apply for a private… Read More
What’s the Difference Between Federal and Private Student Loans?
Federal and private student loans each have benefits and drawbacks. Learn more about what makes them different and more from… Read More