Tutoring Austin – Austin, TX Tutors

Tutoring Austin provides strategic college consulting, expertise, and support for high school students and their families during the college application process. Our experience lends a practiced hand to a process that can often be overwhelming and stressful for students and parents.

Students who have used Beth Thornton’s college advisory services have gained entrance into Harvard, the University of Texas, Stanford, Yale, and the University of Mississippi. Many of those students have also applied for and earned academic and athletic scholarships.

For the 2013-2014 school year, students using our services have been accepted to the University of Colorado, USC, Auburn, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, UT, UTSA, TCU with scholarship, the University of Georgia, and the Welch Scholar Summer Program. With Tutoring Austin’s guidance, essays will be strong, applications will be organized, and deadlines will be met.

Our services include:

  • Guidance on standardized testing including the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and SAT Subject Tests
  • Suggestions for high school course selection and extracurricular activities
  • College matching based on the strengths, needs, and interests of each student
  • College major suggestions and career information
  • Management and organization of the entire application process, including essay writing and meeting deadlines
  • Assistance with essays for summer internship and scholarship applications


Standardized Testing

ACT www.actstudent.org
SAT www.collegeboard.com
THEA www.thea.nesinc.com
Free Test Preparation www.number2.com
Free Practice Tests www.testprepreview.com

Applying to College

National Common Application www.commonapp.org
Texas Common Application www.applytexas.org
Texas Mentor Application for Private Schools www.texasmentor.org

College Searches and Information

Peterson’s Guide www.petersons.com
Online Campus Tours www.campustours.com
College Confidential www.collegeconfidential.com
Colleges That Change Lives www.ctcl.com

Financial Aid and Scholarships

FAFSA -Free Application for Federal Student Aid www.fafsa.edu.gov
FinAid www.finaid.org
Student Aid Guide www.studentaid.gov
FastWeb Scholarship Search www.fastweb.com
Lunch Money Scholarship Search www.lunch-money.com

Student Athletes

NCAA Clearinghouse www.ncaaclearinghouse.net
College Athletic Scholarship www.college-athletic-scholarships.com