Ascent Blog: Tag: scholarships

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
Financial Decisions to Make Your Future Self Proud 
Take the stress out of financial planning for college students with these five key steps. 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
How One Student is Pursuing His Dreams
Apr 12, 2023 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Schools, For Parents and Cosigners
Congratulations to Harsimran Sandhu, our $10,000 Pursue Your Dream Contest winner! We asked students to share their ambitions in a… Read More
Enter Ascent’s Second Annual 50 Days of $1,000 Scholarships
Starting today, you can enter for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship from Ascent every weekday through August 10,… Read More
True Life: Budgeting Sucks, But It’s Kind of Important
It can be stressful balancing school, work, relationships, family obligations, a social life, and especially finances. Money alone can be… Read More
School is in Session, But Students Still Don’t Have the Money They Need – New Study Reveals What Students Are Actually Doing About It
Ascent 2019 fall national study measures college students’ preparedness to pay for college for the 2019-2020 academic year. Read More