The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) awarded Ascendium Education Solutions an Equitable Recovery Grant to help defaulted federal student loan borrowers start over. We're a Wisconsin-based nonprofit with more than 50 years of student loan expertise. We've helped millions of student loan borrowers avoid default or start over after default. We want to help you, too!
Free Help to Access ED's Fresh Start
Wisconsin-based Nonprofit and DOA Grant Recipient
Helping Student Loan Borrowers for 50+ Years
Student Loan Expert Trusted by Millions
"I would like to thank the two women [from Student Loan Start Over] that really helped me through the whole process. I definitely couldn't have completed it without them… thank you for all of your help!"
Aisha S. Milwaukee County student loan borrower
Make Your Life EasierRepairing your default can open doors.
Get a Fresh Start with One Call
Resolving your defaulted federal loans has never been easier! Our loan counselors will share how Fresh Start works and call your loan holder with you to opt into the program.
Once your loans are returned to good standing:
- You'll regain eligibility for federal student aid and forgiveness options.
- We'll help you select the best repayment plan for your situation, some with payments as low as $0 per month.