Jul 16, 2008

ConnectEDU Acquires Prep HeadQuarters

The ConnectEDU National Network™ Expands to 2000+ U.S. High Schools:
The Largest “Going-To-College-To-Career” Network in the Nation

(Boston, MA) July 17, 2008 – ConnectEDU, Inc., (www.connectedu.net) the web-based leader in connecting students with colleges and employers through its integrated college and career planning network, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Prep HeadQuarters (www.prephq.com), a college planning web service deployed in over 700 high schools. High schools that use Prep HeadQuarters for college planning will join the high schools using ConnectEDU’s Connect! for managing student, college and career transitions in the ConnectEDU National Network™. The combined network of 2,000+ high schools represents the largest “going to college to career” network in the nation.

“The acquisition of Prep HeadQuarters establishes ConnectEDU’s National Network of high schools, colleges and employers as the nation’s largest, integrated solution assisting counselors and families,” said Craig Powell, President & CEO of ConnectEDU. “In addition to acquiring Prep HeadQuarters and its loyal client base, we have also acquired the entire services and support capabilities of Prep HeadQuarters to accelerate our commitment to providing superior services and support to all of our users.”

Known for providing the industry’s flagship model of customer support, all members of the Prep HeadQuarters support team have joined the ConnectEDU Professional Services Team. Through this acquisition, ConnectEDU has opened a Midwest Support Center in Chicago.

For more information on ConnectEDU call 888-887-8380 or visit www.connectedu.net.

About ConnectEDU, Inc.
ConnectEDU is the nation’s leading technology firm dedicated to providing students, educators and employers with comprehensive solutions to successfully navigate education and employment transitions. ConnectEDU's mission is to democratize access to higher education and career opportunities for all students by empowering them and their advisors with the information, resources and collective bargaining power required to realize successful life-transitions.