Ascent Blog: Tag: Tips

10 Key Financial Terms To Know Before You Graduate
Sep 21, 2022 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students, For Grad Students
Transitioning out of school can be overwhelming and often comes with many changes. Whether it’s graduating from high school, moving… 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
Building a Digital Portfolio Website as a Student
Sep 08, 2022 | By: Jennifer Ly - SDSU Marketing Operations Intern
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
I like to think of portfolios as an extension of a resume. Portfolios are filled with things I wish to… Read More
5 Ascent Interns Share Their Best Productivity Tips
Sep 06, 2022 | By: Gemma Cook - Social Media Marketing Intern
Categories: For Students, For College Students, For High School Students, For Grad Students
We asked 5 Ascent interns to share their best productivity tips for balancing academics, work, and other commitments. Read More
Conversations on Coaching with Felicia Wetzel, Ascent’s Student Success Coach
Jul 26, 2022 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Felicia Wetzel is a part of the Ascent team, driving students to become their best selves through her expertise as… 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
5 Ways to Overcome Fear of Student Loan Debt
Nov 29, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students
The topic of student loans can be scary and cause a lot of anxiety for students. Ascent Funding covers five… Read More
How to Successfully Ask Someone to Cosign a Student Loan
Oct 13, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Want to ask someone to be your student loan cosigner but are unsure how? Learn how to approach the conversation… 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