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Program Description

What is the Dissertation Boot Camp Program?

The dissertation boot camp consists of synchronous (LIVE/VIRTUAL) and interactive online workshops relevant to writing a dissertation and surviving a research review process. Workshops are designed for academic doctoral candidates and students pursuing either a Ph.D. or Professional doctorate within an institution doctorate degree program. Workshops include topic on how to write the dissertation section-by-section, research methodology & design, data analysis software management (SPSS, NVivo), reference management (Zotero, Mendeley, Endnote) demos, APA 7th Ed. Academic writing, library research, and information literacy.


  • Library Research/Information Literacy & Scholarly Writing:
    • Saturday (mornings) from 9:00 -10:00 AM/EST
  • Methodology & Research Design Cohorts (Qualitative & Mixed Method Students):
    • Saturday (mornings) for 5-weeks from 10:15 – 11:15 AM/EST


  • Up to 6 students per cohort. Our small class size workshops ensure Instructor/peer engagement, immediate feedback, and project collaboration.

Available & Start Dates:

Dates: April 11 – November 20, 2012 (Enrollment deadline: September 18, 2021)

Program Description: The Pre-proposal program will help establish and develop the foundational methodological design and framework for the entire research study in preparation for moving to the post-proposal stages. Pre-proposal stages are for doctoral candidates and students in the developmental phases of writing a premise, prospectus, proposal, and doctoral study. Developing research questions, problem, purpose statement, background, conceptual /theoretical framework, literature review, or doctoral course work.

You take 2 workshops per/week for 8 weeks (totaling 16 workshops) on Saturdays ONLY.

  • 1st Workshop: Library Research/Information Literacy/Academic Writing: 9:00 – 9:45 am/est
  • 2nd Workshop: Methodology Workshops: 10:00 am – 11:00 am/est

12-Week Post-Proposal Program

Dates: October 2, 2021 – December 18, 2021 (Enrollment deadline: September 18, 2021)

Program Description: The Post-proposal program will help navigate you through the IRB, research implementation, and data analysis process to completion of a conferred doctorate degree. Students enrolled in the 12-week program have a completed and approved literature review. Currently working on an IRB application, collecting data, analyzing data, preparing for an oral defense, writing the discussion, or narrative for the results section.

You take 2 workshops per/week for 12 weeks (total: 24 workshops) on Saturdays ONLY.

  • 1st Workshop: Library Research/Information Literacy/Academic Writing: 9:00 – 9:45 am/est
  • 2nd Workshop: Methodology Workshops: 11:30 – 12:30 pm/est

How Do I Get Started?

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Congratulations on enrolling in our doctoral boot camp! I am so proud of you! You have made the best decision to have employed a navigation system in the form of our support to help guide you along this journey to your destination – the commencement ceremony finish line!

I have the great privilege of greeting you as the CEO and President of Scholars Professional Editing Group LLC. As a former doctoral candidate, I genuinely understand the inescapable challenges, rigorousness, and intricacies associated with traveling through an academic doctoral program. I recall feelings of defeat hopelessness, and constant frustrations with the endless cycle of revisions, committee changes, ambiguous feedback, increasing student loan debt, and countless sleepless nights – while managing the demands of life, family, and work.

Out of the core of my frustrations and fears, joys, and challenges, I birthed a program combined with “scholarship and community.”

I am confident that our boot camp program S-4 model will:

  • -MOTIVATE and INSPIRE you with an UNSTOPPABLE determination to keep pushing to the finish line
  • -Fully equip you with the knowledge of how to write a scholarly and APPROVED project
  • -Help you to understand the underlying objective of the research and doctoral process
  • -Teach you strategies for reducing doctoral-level stress and being HAPPY throughout your doctoral journey
  • -Show you how to manage your data analysis software and render robust visual representation to support your defense presentation
  • -Build collegiality through peer to peer and peer to scholar-practitioner relationships

No doctoral student left behind! I am confident you will not regret enrolling in this program – All I ask is that if this program helped advance and moved you forward, to share this program with a friend. I look forward to escorting you to the finish line!


Our Team of Experts

Scholars Professional Editing Group LLC consists of a specialized team of academic doctors, statisticians, content experts, methodologists, consultants, university professors, and board-certified editors committed to helping Ph.D. and professional doctoral candidates succeed.