SMARTHINKING to Exhibit at 13th Annual Association of Colleges Conference

Washington, DC, November 19, 2008 --( SMARTHINKING, Inc. (, the market leader in providing online tutoring and academic support to students, has announced that its representatives will participate in the 13th International Convention of the Association of Colleges (AoC) Nov. 18-20 at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, England. AoC is the primary conference for directors and administrators in the field of higher education and typically draws about 1,500 delegates from all over the world including universities, colleges and other learning providers as well as business and key government agencies.

The theme for AoC 2008 is “Changing Landscapes” and the event will feature an interactive program of speakers, seminars, awards and social activities. The conference will reflect on a changing sector and encompass major developments in regulation, funding, international issues and organizational change.

At AoC, SMARTHINKING will exhibit its award-winning, live, online tutoring services which are delivered to students 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in the subjects of math, writing, science, business, ESOL and Spanish. In 2007, SMARTHINKING was honored with the coveted Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Award for Best Instruction Solution for Students at Home. To date, the company has provided more than 1 million tutoring sessions to college students. For more information on AoC, please visit

“We are looking forward to attending the Association of Colleges Conference,” said SMARTHINKING CEO Burck Smith. “This is a great opportunity for SMARTHINKING to showcase its premier online tutoring services to an international audience.”

SMARTHINKING is the market leader in providing online tutoring and academic support to students. Their services were honored with the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE award for Best Instruction Solution for Students at Home. Schools, colleges, universities, libraries, government agencies, textbook publishers and other education providers partner with SMARTHINKING to increase student achievement and enhance learning. SMARTHINKING connects students to e-structor®-certified tutors for assistance in math, writing, science and business, up to 24/7, on any Internet connected computer. SMARTHINKING’s corporate office is located in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit

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