Academic and Dissertation Coaching Services
From Start to PhD for Chapters 1-5
This is our signature service which offers full hand holding through your dissertation period (up to 14 months). This includes assistance with the Scientific Merit Review Form, Concept paper, Chapters 1-5, IRB, and statistical assistance if needed. Weekly contact with a dissertation coach and/or writing specialist for up to 4 hours a week, prep for IRB, field and/or pilot testing, both defenses and then we will assist you into turning your dissertation into an article. This package includes a total of 224 consultation hours over an 14 month period.
Writing All 5 Chapters
This package includes 1:1 assistance with a dissertation coach or writing specialist with 1-2 hours of consultation per week. This service is designed for the individual attending a school that does not require an SMR or specialized forms or the SMR or form is already approved or the concept paper is approved to begin the dissertation process. (This service does not include any IRB assistance, preparation for the defense, or statistical analysis assistance to include these services see Start to PhD package).
Scientific Merit Review (SMR) or Research Plan (RP) or Concept Paper
This package includes assistance with completing the SMR, RP, or Concept paper to project you closer to graduation. This service provides you 1:1 contact with a dissertation coach and editor to assist you in completing your task. This package covers a 12 week period.
Literature Review Package
This package includes 1:1 access with a writing specialist to review and and assistant with the development and writing of the literature review. This includes offering suggestions for corrections on the structure and flow for up to 40 pages of your literature review with weekly meetings during a 8 week period. This package includes a Dissertation Coach consultation for up to 1 hour to assist with technical problems or issues (This service is used only once. If more time is needed please look at Start to PhD).
Comprehensive Exam Prep
Comprehensive exam prep is a one time 6 week activity designed to prepare the client to write their comprehensive exams. During the 6 weeks you will be given mini workshops on the use of Bloomstaxonomy, academic writing, APA 6th Edition, proper research techniques and turnitin.com use and miss use. This program does not include assistance during the exam but preparation prior to any university administered exam.
Literature Review Outline Development and Review
This package includes 1:1 assistance with a coach to assist in the developments of the literature review. This will involve creating an outline to identify the major arguments of your literature review. This information will typically be identified from your concept paper, SMR, DRP, or premise.
Intensive Week with Me
An intensive week is just that — intense! For 1 week we'll be working 1:1 to write either a complete proposal (chapters 1-3) or completing your study with chapters 4 and 5. You will have 4-6 hours of intense instruction each day. It is imperative in order to benefit from this service you should complete an extensive literature search and have articles readily available for review during the week. A plan of action will be developed for you. This service may be cheaper than a writer’s retreat and you don't have to share your time with 100 other students and limited faculty.
Intensive Week with You
Much like the Intensive week to me except I come to you. Having the opportunity to take time from work or having someone care for the kids is not always an option. So we can fly a dissertation coach to you for 6 days and 5 nights while working 1:1 to write either a complete proposal (chapters 1-3) or completing your study with chapters 4 and 5. You will have 4-6 hours or more of intense instruction each day. It is imperative in order to benefit from this service you should complete an extensive literature search and have articles readily available for review during the week. A plan of action will be developed for you prior to arrival. This service may be cheaper than a writer’s retreat and you don't have to share your time with 100 other students and limited faculty. The cost is determined by your location.
Writing Circle - 6 person virtual writing session for 6 weeks.
This package allows six people to divide the cost of working with a dissertation coach to develop sections of their dissertation. It can also be used as an option to complete the concept paper premise SMR or DRP depending on your school’s requirements. This package last 6 weeks.
This package allows you to develop the services you need to complete your study.