Ascent Blog

Ascent’s New Scholarship Empowers Students to Speak Up for Social Change
Jul 15, 2020/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: In the Press, News
Enter for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship by sharing how you make positive social changes in your local… Read More >
How to Write an Effective Resume
Jul 14, 2020/By: Alexis Juarez | SDSU Ascent Intern/In: Blog, For College Students, For High School Students, For Schools, For Students
Learning to write a resume is the first step to becoming a professional. Launch your career by taking the time… Read More >
Actions speak louder than words: A message from our CEO
Jun 19, 2020/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: In the Press, News
We believe actions speak louder than words… and our actions are getting louder. It doesn’t end here. We’re here to… Read More >
What is Juneteenth? How to Support Black Communities Today and Every Day
Jun 19, 2020/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For College Students, For Cosigners, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Don't know where to start? Here's a few steps you can take to support Black Lives Matter in your community… Read More >
15 Must Have Student Discounts
Jun 17, 2020/By: Ruby Kate Galapon | SDSU Ascent Intern/In: Blog, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners, For Students
From tuition to housing, and those pricey textbooks, the list seems never-ending. But, did you know you could get some… Read More >
Enter Ascent’s Second Annual 50 Days of $1,000 Scholarships
May 31, 2020/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For College Students, For Cosigners, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners, For Schools, For Students, In the Press
Starting today, you can enter for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship from Ascent every weekday through August 10,… Read More >
Tips to Maintain Your Physical, Emotional, and Financial Wellness
May 19, 2020/By: Ruby Kate Galapon | SDSU Ascent Intern/In: For College Students, For Students
Feeling happy, healthy, and purposeful are essential to maintain a well-being, but it can be challenging to balance all of… Read More >
Paying for Grad School in the Wake of COVID-19
May 13, 2020/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: For College Students, For Cosigners, For Students
Whether you’ve recently been accepted or preparing to graduate soon, Ascent offers graduate school loans to help students. [...] Read… Read More >
Congratulations Class of 2020! – Here’s Your Virtual Graduation Party Guide 🎉
May 06, 2020/By: Ruby Kate Galapon | SDSU Ascent Intern/In: For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners, For Students
Don’t let self-isolation and social distancing stop you from celebrating your grad’s big day. Read our guide to learn how… Read More >
5 Ways to Easily Make Your Paycheck Last Longer
May 05, 2020/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: For College Students, For Students
Even before coronavirus, we asked students to share how they make their paychecks last longer to pay for school-related expenses.… Read More >