Ascent Blog: Tag: Tips

5 Steps to Filing Your Taxes, From a College Student
May 18, 2021 | By: Brandon Fortino - SDSU Marketing Intern | In: Blog, For Students
As scary as the word "taxes" may sound, it’s never too early for you to learn to do your own… Read More
How to Set Your Own SMART Goals
Jan 04, 2021 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners, For College Students
There’s a better way to reach your goal of saving more. When setting your own goals for 2021, consider how… Read More
7 Secrets to Getting Straight A’s in College
Oct 16, 2020 | By: Ruby Kate Galapon | SDSU Ascent Intern | In: For College Students
I’ll be honest — it took me quite some to figure out how to effectively study for my college classes.… Read More
6 Tips to Build Your Personal Brand as a Student and Beyond
Aug 25, 2020 | By: Alexis Juarez | SDSU Ascent Intern | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For College Students, For High School Students
Personal branding will help you in your professional field by clearly differentiating you from others. Read our tips on building… Read More
Your 2020 Guide to Voting in College: Tips for Students and First-Time Voters
Aug 20, 2020 | By: Erica Arvanitis | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For Schools, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Being a college student means you’re constantly busy. Whether it’s figuring out where to live, which classes to take, or… Read More
6 Tips for Students Taking Online Classes
Aug 11, 2020 | By: Erica Arvanitis | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Signing up for online classes? Here’s a few tips on how to set yourself up for success as a college… Read More
How to Successfully Talk to a Potential Cosigner About Finances
Jun 07, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students
Talking about how you’ll pay for school can be daunting. Talking about how your family or potential cosigner will contribute,… Read More
529 Plans: How to Save for Your Student’s College Fund
Apr 24, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
It’s no secret that college is expensive. With rising college prices and the amount of student loans borrowed over $1.5… Read More
4 Ways to Get a Loan Without a Cosigner
Apr 19, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For College Students
You may have heard that having a cosigner is necessary to get a student loan. However, not everyone has access… Read More
Notice a Funding Gap in Your Student Loans? Here’s What NOT to Do When Trying to Close It 💸
Apr 19, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
You’ve followed the tenets of financial literacy, applied for financial aid and saved up all you can for tuition costs.… Read More