SOURCE: The First Marblehead Corporation

April 24, 2008 16:05 ET

First Marblehead to Release Third Quarter Fiscal 2008 Financial Results, Host Conference Call on May 8, 2008

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - April 24, 2008) - The First Marblehead Corporation (NYSE: FMD) today announced that it will release its financial and operating results for the three-month period ended March 31, 2008 after market close on Thursday, May 8, 2008. The Company will host a conference call at 5:00 p.m. EDT that afternoon to discuss its results. Jack L. Kopnisky, Chief Executive Officer and President, and John A. Hupalo, Chief Financial Officer, will host the call.

Investors and other interested parties are invited to listen to the conference call via a simultaneous internet broadcast on the Company's Web site at www.firstmarblehead.com, under Investors, or by dialing (866) 356-4281 in the United States or (617) 597-5395 from abroad (pass code 83881784).

A replay will be available on First Marblehead's Web site for 7 days, beginning shortly after completion of the call. The replay will also be available for 7 days by dialing (888) 286-8010 from the U.S. or (617) 801-6888 from abroad, and entering the pass code 90020698.

About The First Marblehead Corporation -- First Marblehead provides financial solutions that help students achieve their dreams. The Company helps meet the growing demand for private education loans by providing national and regional financial institutions and educational institutions, as well as businesses and other enterprises, with an integrated suite of design, implementation and securitization services for student loan programs. First Marblehead supports responsible lending for borrowers and is a strong proponent of the smart borrowing principle, which encourages students to access scholarships, grants and federally guaranteed loans before considering private education loans. For more information, go to www.firstmarblehead.com.

© 2008 First Marblehead

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    Vice President
    Investor Relations
    617.638.2065

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    Vice President
    Corporate Communications
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