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Doctoral 8-Week “Boot Camp” Program 

Details About The Program:

The Doctoral “Boot Camp” course is an 8 or 12-week intensive research, writing and editing, LIVE virtual platform-based mentorship program designed specifically for doctoral candidates pursuing a Ph.D. or academic doctorate. The course is applicable to any academic doctoral candidate within any discipline or topic under investigation. A student may register during ANY period (i.e., 1st – 8th year) AND stage (i.e., proposal, premise, prospectus, IRB, URR) of the review process.


Program Schedule:

The course is 8 or 12-weeks and is held twice a week (Wednesday & Saturday) with an option to sign up for a 1:1 tutoring workshop with a Scholar Team member to discuss specific questions regarding your study. The course is divided into two groups: a) Qualitative Group and b) Quantitative Group.


  •     Wednesday (APA/Writing Seminar – Qualitative & Quantitative Group Combines) 7:00 – 8:00 PM/EST

  •     Saturday (1: 1 Writing Instruction Workshop) 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM/ESt (Optional/By appointment only)

  •     Saturday (Qualitative Research Group) 6:00 – 7:00 PM/EST

  •     Saturday (Quantitative Research Group) 7:00 – 8:00 PM/EST


Program Curriculum:


The curriculum is designed to meet the researchers’ research, social, and writing needs to equip the candidate with proven tools to move the candidate through the doctoral process successfully.

The curriculum will cover topics such as:


  •     APA Style Writing Skills (Tips to master the entire APA Manual in 8 or 12-weeks).

  •     Research Design & Strategies of Inquiry.

  •     How to Write a Dissertation (You will examine each section of the dissertation in detail – including the Literature Review & establishing a Theoretical/Conceptual Framework).

  •     Research Skills (Interviewing, Surveys, Questionnaires, Observations, Using Secondary Data, Thematic Coding, Qualitative.

  • Management/Analysis Software – NVivo, ATLAS.ti, ANOVA, T-test, Multiple & Logistics Regression).

Accelerator Program 2020 Course Dates:

Pre-Register for a Class TODAY!

 February 1, 2020  –  March 28, 2020

May 2, 2020 – June 27, 2020

August 1, 2020 – September 26, 2020

November 7, 2020 – December 26, 2020


Accelerator 8 or 12-Week Program Includes:


  •     ANY registrant that DOES NOT receive a minimum of 1 APPROVAL during the 8-week course will be refunded $1,000.00 of the program’s total cost.

  •     “I’m A DISTINGUISHED Scholar” T-shirt.

  •     FREE & unlimited editorial submissions throughout the program.

  •     1:1 or group live weekly mentorship session.

  •     Live guest speakers: seasoned & esteemed scholar-practitioners.

  •     Weekly live Q&A sessions on research and editorial topics.

  •     Receive unspoken resources and tools used by committee reviewers to advance or reject your document.

  •     Member-only password-protected “portal” loaded with templates, webinars.

  •     Lifetime access to the “The Doctoral Mind” Facebook community to interface and collaborate with seasoned scholar-practitioners and other doctoral candidates. 


Contact Information

Program Information

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Course Selection

The accelerator program offers two programs: 8 or 12 weeks with two different time slots, and an optional 1:1 writing tutoring workshop. Please select the course below applicable to your research project methodology and topic under investigation.


Years in Program
*Please select one course (Qualitative OR Quantitative) applicable to your research design. You DO NOT have to select your participation in the APA/Writing Sessions (Wednesday) course - it is included.
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