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💕Feel the Love: Affordable Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in College💕
Feb 11, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For College Students, For Students
Valentine’s day is upon us, and Cupid is aiming his arrows at college students around the country. Those who are… Read More >
Get ready and Know Your Options: SAT and ACT Prep resources📚🎓
Feb 07, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Cosigners, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners, For Students
Due to the high demand for resources to prep for these exams, it can be difficult to determine which prep… Read More >
Expected Family Contribution (EFC) for the 2019-2020 School Year
Feb 07, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Cosigners
The majority of the awards in your student’s financial aid package are based on the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) calculated… Read More >
The Changes Every Parent Should Know About for the 2019 – 2020 FAFSA
Feb 06, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Cosigners
The FAFSA is updated annually, and there are major changes that you need to know about for 2019-2020. [...] Read… Read More >
The Benefits of Having a Mentor and How to Get One
Feb 04, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Students
Many of the world’s greatest leaders and inspirational figures cite their mentors as critical sources of direction that helped them… Read More >
Why 90% of New Years’ Resolutions Fail by February: Learn How to Set SMART Goals for Your Family
Feb 04, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Cosigners
There’s a better way to reach your goal of saving more. When setting your own goals for 2019, consider how… Read More >
Dropping classes: To W or not to W?
Feb 01, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Students
With deadlines looming, it can be stressful to consider what classes you will continue this semester and which you will… Read More >
Getting Ready for Your First Job out of College
Feb 01, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Students
Though there are many elements of your first post-college job that will be learned “on the job”, the following tips… Read More >
Applying to Graduate: What Every Student Should Know
Jan 29, 2019/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Students
This is it—you’re at the final stretch, so close to graduation you can nearly feel the ceremonial cap on your… Read More >
2019 New Year’s Resolution: Healthy Spending Habits
Dec 20, 2018/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Students
To keep your budget balanced into 2019 and beyond, we’ve compiled this list of healthy spending habits that can help… Read More >