We welcome current and future college students (as well as their parents and cosigners) to watch this webinar to learn:
The word “Free” is in its name: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. If you feel you may need to pay someone to help you complete your application, watch this (free) webinar.
Ayden is a 2020 college graduate of UW-Madison, and presently the co-founder of Access Scholarships. She loves working with students to connect them to financial opportunities and prepare them for college and beyond!
Ayden’s portion of the webinar, we will be taking a deep dive into all things scholarships, answering the following key questions: WHAT are scholarships? WHY is applying for scholarships important? WHO can apply for them? WHERE can you find them? HOW to get it all done, and win as much money as possible!
As the VP of Business & School Development for Ascent Funding, Bill is working to fundamentally change Higher Education by aligning success between educators and students. His expertise is synthesizing impactful ideas across multiple constituents within a campus community.
Bill is a well-respected and passionate public speaker who spent 10 years as a financial aid administrator and many more years helping colleges provide important tools that supported student access, progression, and graduation.
Ken is a veteran and innovator in higher education finance with more than 25 years spent managing start-ups through Fortune 1000 companies, helping them create meaningful change and improvement in their delivery of financial services. Throughout his career, Ken has worked tirelessly to improve access to higher education and he continues to be a passionate advocate for expanded financial literacy and transparency in the space.
During the webinar, Ken will share his experience going to college and finding the right resources to help him cover the cost. He will also discuss private student loans, and how Ascent is on a mission to set students up for success in college and beyond.
Ascent Funding is committed to revolutionizing how students pay for higher education and services at more than 2,500 traditional schools and coding bootcamps. Ascent believes education is an investment for the future, and we want to empower students from all economic backgrounds and disciplines to maximize the return on that investment.
Access Scholarships Summary: Access Scholarships is a free scholarship and college platform, created to connect high school, college, and graduate students with scholarships and other resources that are necessary for academic and personal success.