At STEM Advance, we offer academic consulting for undergraduates as well as graduate and professional students. We advise students at any point in their educational journey, from identifying an undergraduate major or graduate program that fits their unique talents and interests through the application process. We can also provide ongoing support during the graduate program years and beyond.

Undergraduate Students:

  • Pre-application planning (11th and 12th grade students)

  • Choosing colleges

  • Preparing a college application

  • Identifying scholarships and assisting with applications

  • Selecting a major

  • À la carte consulting and writing support

Graduate and Professional Students:

  • Selecting schools/program areas

  • Completing applications

  • Preparing for your graduate or professional school interview

  • Choosing an advisor

  • Grant and fellowship applications (NIH, NSF, Ford, and more)

  • Preparing for your preliminary exam

  • Academic writing and publishing
    Struggling with an academic writing project or writing a paper?

    Our academic writing coaching can help you with your book, article, or dissertation chapter. We can help with structuring your argument, offering feedback on your writing, and encouraging you to achieve your writing goals on time.

  • Dissertation consulting
    Stuck or lost? Don’t know if you’re on the right track?

    Get the advice of an experienced dissertation consultant who can guide you at all stages of your dissertation process.

  • À la carte coaching and writing support



Our professional coaching services help individuals identify their own ideal career path and enhance their soft and hard skills to help secure and achieve in their chosen field. Most of our clients are early- to mid-career professionals looking to enter the job market, make a career transition, or develop their personal brand. 

  • Developing and reviewing CV or resume

  • Writing and editing cover letters

  • Developing a professional identity online

  • Mock interviewing

  • À la carte coaching and writing support

Coaching packages range from $99-1000.

A la carte coaching and writing support is $30/hour (charged at 15 minute increments).