Chicago, June 20, 2000 – FastWeb, Inc. (www.fastweb.com), the nation’s most comprehensive online student resource network, has formed a promotional alliance with The MBA Exchange, Ltd. (www.mbaexchange.com), premier consultants for applicants to the world’s best business schools. This relationship encourages future MBA applicants who visit The MBA Exchange’s website to explore various alternatives for financial aid via FastWeb.

"The cost of attaining a top-quality MBA education continues to be a hurdle for many applicants," said Tom Lubin, president and chief operating officer at FastWeb. "We are able to help such individuals to discover sources that they otherwise might have missed."

"Many of our site visitors and clients ask us how they can fund or finance their MBA education, often upwards of $50,000 for tuition alone," said Daniel Bauer, managing director of The MBA Exchange. "Through this alliance, we recommend that they visit and register at FastWeb. We’re impressed by the breadth and depth of information presented, and the actionable, customer-focused way in which it is delivered at www.fastweb.com."

Launched in 1995 as a free scholarship search site, FastWeb has expanded its content to offer users the tools and resources necessary to succeed in college and beyond. Today, the site provides detailed information and functionality in a multitude of areas including admissions, financial aid, scholarships and recruitment. For students, FastWeb provides personalized searches that are tailored to their needs and interest.

As the leading free scholarship search site, FastWeb now has 500,000 scholarships worth more than $1 billion, and has expanded its content to offer users the tools and resources necessary to succeed in college and beyond. Today, the site provides detailed information and functionality in a multitude of areas including admissions, financial aid, scholarships and job placement. For students, FastWeb provides personalized scholarship searches that are tailored to their needs and interests.

About FastWeb, Inc.

FastWeb helps students make the decisions that shape their lives by providing free online tools and resources that help them choose a college, pay for school and find a job. With more than six million members, the company’s extensive database offers advertisers and marketing partners unparalleled access to the student market. Through its web site and scholarship matching service, the company has the ability to precisely target messages to high school and college students. For more information visit https://www.fastweb.com or call 1-800-FASTWEB.

Contact:
Laureen Grieve
847-568-6408
lgrieve@fastweb.com

About The MBA Exchange, Ltd.

The MBA Exchange is the world’s leading admissions consultant for applicants to the finest business schools. Their comprehensive approach to the application process covers credentials assessment, school targeting, application strategy and essay development. With services provided exclusively by MBA graduates of Harvard and other top b-schools, The MBA Exchange has achieved a success rate of over 80% with its clients who typically target the top 10 graduate business programs. Clients represent over 20 different countries, seeking enrollment in highly ranked U.S. and European business schools. For more information visit https://www.mbaexchange.com.

Contact:
Daniel Bauer
info@mbaexchange.com