Smarthinking, Inc. provides people and technology to help institutions offer their students outstanding online tutoring. Many institutions work with Smarthinking to increase student achievement and enhance learning, increasing persistence in the process. Most Smarthinking tutors are college faculty with an average of nine years of campus teaching experience. They follow the same Socratic method the best tutors in campus tutoring centers employ. Smarthinking is the only online tutoring company with client-conducted research proving its impact on retention and grade improvement.