1. Log into your SMARTHINKING account. 2. Click on Writing Center, and select a subject from the list. 3. Fill out the essay submission form. All red fields are required. 4. To upload your essay, click on the Browse button and locate your essay on the hard drive or floppy drive. We recommend that you save your writings in standard word processing formats such as Microsoft Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) before submitting them. Macintosh users should add an extension (.doc or .rtf) to the file name before uploading. 5. Click Submit. 6. Then review your submission and click "Confirm Submission" You will receive a pop-up confirmation message. You must return to the SMARTHINKING website to pick up your returned essays.