Ten Million Students Choose Fastweb as Online Resource

The Leading Web Site for College Students



Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from FastWeb

    CHICAGO, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- FastWeb
 ( http://www.fastweb.com ), the most popular web site for college students,
 announced today that it has reached 10 million registered students,
 re-affirming its position as one of the most effective places to reach the
 lucrative 16-25 year-old demographic.
     Today, FastWeb remains one of the most trusted brands among college
 students, with over 15,000 new students signing up each day for the company's
 scholarship and college search services.
     The company's steady growth is the result of its grassroots marketing
 efforts, expansive scholarship database and top-notch content that keeps high
 school and college students returning to the site.
     "More students are using FastWeb than ever before," said Tom Lubin,
 president of FastWeb. "In more challenging economic times, our research shows
 that students are aggressively seeking out scholarships and financial aid
 alternatives," noted Lubin.  "FastWeb is here to help them."
     Launched in 1995 as a free scholarship search site, FastWeb today helps
 students make the decisions that shape their lives:  choosing a college,
 paying for school and finding a job.  The company has built its reputation
 upon its proprietary database of over 600,000 scholarships worth more than
 $1 billion.  FastWeb researchers add over 250 new scholarships each week and
 update current scholarships daily.
     For students, http://www.fastweb.com provides personalized searches that
 are tailored to their needs and interests.  Students can search for
 scholarships or find the best college based on their background and
 preferences.  For students seeking scholarships, the site provides a list of
 current opportunities and notifies students when new scholarships matching
 their background are added to the database.  For students trying to identify
 the right school, FastWeb helps students create a personalized profile and
 matches it against over 4,000 colleges.  The site provides detailed reviews of
 each college and helpful admissions information.
     For more information visit http://www.fastweb.com or call 1-800-FASTWEB.
 
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    CHICAGO, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- FastWeb
 ( http://www.fastweb.com ), the most popular web site for college students,
 announced today that it has reached 10 million registered students,
 re-affirming its position as one of the most effective places to reach the
 lucrative 16-25 year-old demographic.
     Today, FastWeb remains one of the most trusted brands among college
 students, with over 15,000 new students signing up each day for the company's
 scholarship and college search services.
     The company's steady growth is the result of its grassroots marketing
 efforts, expansive scholarship database and top-notch content that keeps high
 school and college students returning to the site.
     "More students are using FastWeb than ever before," said Tom Lubin,
 president of FastWeb. "In more challenging economic times, our research shows
 that students are aggressively seeking out scholarships and financial aid
 alternatives," noted Lubin.  "FastWeb is here to help them."
     Launched in 1995 as a free scholarship search site, FastWeb today helps
 students make the decisions that shape their lives:  choosing a college,
 paying for school and finding a job.  The company has built its reputation
 upon its proprietary database of over 600,000 scholarships worth more than
 $1 billion.  FastWeb researchers add over 250 new scholarships each week and
 update current scholarships daily.
     For students, http://www.fastweb.com provides personalized searches that
 are tailored to their needs and interests.  Students can search for
 scholarships or find the best college based on their background and
 preferences.  For students seeking scholarships, the site provides a list of
 current opportunities and notifies students when new scholarships matching
 their background are added to the database.  For students trying to identify
 the right school, FastWeb helps students create a personalized profile and
 matches it against over 4,000 colleges.  The site provides detailed reviews of
 each college and helpful admissions information.
     For more information visit http://www.fastweb.com or call 1-800-FASTWEB.
 
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