Washington, DC (August 29, 2006) – SMARTHINKING, the leading provider of online tutoring to colleges and high schools, today announced that it is expanding its services to include drop-in tutoring in Organic Chemistry, Finance and Anatomy & Physiology.

SMARTHINKING’s new subjects strengthen its support of science and business courses and add to SMARTHINKING’s existing tutoring subjects in math, writing, chemistry, biology, physics, statistics, accounting, economics and Spanish.

“We’re pleased to add Organic Chemistry, Finance, and Anatomy & Physiology to our list of subjects available to our client schools,” said Burck Smith, CEO of SMARTHINKING. “We always strive to stay on top of the increasing demand for various subjects to make them available when student demand is high for our customers.”

“We’ve specifically added tutoring in organic chemistry and finance because students find these subjects particularly challenging parts of science and business programs.”

More than 80% of SMARTHINKING tutors possess advanced degrees in their discipline, and all tutors have substantial instruction and teaching experience. As part of SMARTHINKING’s intensive hiring and training process, tutors participate in rigorous online training and evaluation. More than 180,000 students have had more than 675,000 tutoring sessions with SMARTHINKING tutors.


SMARTHINKING connects students to qualified educators anytime, from any Internet connection. From supplementing current learning support programs with SMARTHINKING’s qualified and trained E-structors(tm) , to licensing SMARTHINKING’s technology platform, to creating a private-labeled virtual learning assistance center, SMARTHINKING develops custom solutions to enable institutions to better support their faculty and students with live, online tutoring in Mathematics (in English and Spanish), Writing, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Chemistry, Biology, Physics and Spanish up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Over 500 colleges use SMARTHINKING, increasing student success and retention. Learn how SMARTHINKING can serve your campus-based, commuter and distance students. To learn more, please visit www.smarthinking.com .

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