Ascent Blog: Tag: Tips

How to Read Your College Tuition Bill: A Guide  
Starting college is an adventure filled with new experiences, learning, and personal growth. Part of this process is learning how… Read More
How to Secure and Use a College Tuition Payment Plan
Embarking on your college journey is an exciting new adventure, filled with the promise of new experiences, personal growth, and… Read More
What is EFC (SAI), and What Does it Mean on FAFSA?
Jan 02, 2024 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners
Learn about Expected Family Contribution (EFC), now called the Student Aid Index (SAI), and its role in determining financial aid… Read More
What is FAFSA and how does it work?
Dec 18, 2023 | By: Ascent
Categories: For High School Students, Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form current and future students need to fill out to… Read More
Does FAFSA® Cover Graduate School Programs? 
Oct 30, 2023 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Schools, For College Students, For Grad Students
You’re reaching the final year of college, and you couldn’t be happier. You have already decided to continue your education… Read More
Ask Ascent: From Internship to Full-Time Role
Jul 27, 2023 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
Internships offer students the chance to gain real-world experiences and grow their professional development skills. Internships may have the potential… Read More
6 Tips to Research & Apply for a Private Student Loan
May 17, 2023 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
Private student loans can be a daunting task, here's how students can research and apply for a private student loan. Read More
Celebrating Earth Day as a Student
Apr 22, 2023 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: For Students, Blog
Earth Day 2023 will land on April 22nd this year, right around the corner! For better or for worse, this… Read More
5 Steps to Filing Your Taxes, From a College Student
Apr 10, 2023 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students
As scary as the word "taxes" may sound, it’s never too early for you to learn to do your own… Read More
What I’ve Learned in College
College has been some of the best few years of my life and I've learned a lot along the way… Read More