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NEO provides you with up to 5 hours of FREE access to Smarthinking, an on-demand online tutoring service. Smarthinking is available up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with assistance available in a variety of subjects. With Smarthinking you receive one-on-one access to expert tutors. Use the whiteboard to interact with tutors for immediate help, schedule a future session at a time that works for you, or submit your writing and receive feedback within 24 hours. Make this academic year a success by using Smarthinking whenever and wherever you need it most.

Smarthinking Tutorial Overview

Did you know there are four different types of tutoring available through Smarthinking? Check out this video to explore the various tutoring options available to you. Please note, not all institutions offer all tutoring types.

How to Use Drop in Tutoring

Do you know how to use the drop-in tutoring feature? Check out this video to learn how to access drop-in tutoring so that you can type back and forth with a live tutor using a whiteboard!

How to Schedule a Tutoring Session

Do you know how to schedule a tutoring session? Check out this video to learn how to schedule a tutoring session that works with your calendar! Remember, if you schedule tutoring sessions, it’s important to always attend them.

How to Use a Whiteboard

Do you know how to use a whiteboard? Check out this video to learn how to work with tutors via the whiteboard during drop-in or scheduled tutoring sessions.

How to Communicate with Tutors

Would you like to receive helpful tips on how to communicate with tutors effectively? Check out this video for tips when working with a tutor to enhance your experience and improve your learning.

Getting Writing Help

Do you need help with writing? Check out this video to discover the three different ways you can obtain writing help through the Smarthinking Writing Center.

How to Submit an Essay

Do you know how to submit an essay to get helpful writing feedback? Check out this video to learn how to submit an essay using the Smarthinking Essay Center! Once submitted, your essay can be reviewed for overall writing feedback. This includes content, thesis statement, introduction, conclusion and paragraph and sentence structure development.

How to Use Writing Feedback

Did you receive writing feedback on an essay you submitted? Check out this video to learn how to effectively use writing feedback in order to make your essay the best it can possibly be!

If you have any questions, or would like more information, email Online Support Specialist Elizabeth Flees at eflees@neo.edu.