Founder of Dr. McPherson Coaching, an educational coaching firm, Black-owned business, woman-owned business, and minority-owned business. She is a first-generation college graduate and a college student retention expert. She has increased student retention and graduation at multiple institutions.
I have created a virtual space for undergraduate Black women in STEM at predominantly white institutions (PWIs) to increase their persistence, retention, and graduation rates. Sign up by emailing me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our mission is to facilitate the success of professionals or institutions who serve college students (e.g. low-income, students of color, and first-generation, adult learners). We also serve professionals who would like to publish, write grants, attend graduate school, and advance in their careers.
At Dr. McPherson Coaching, L.L.C., we envision millions of students becoming college graduates, attending graduate school, and advancing in their careers. We also support professionals advance in their current and future career paths.
-We evaluate college access programs (e.g., summer melt, summer bridge) and retention programs for colleges and universities.
-We help colleges and universities design strategic plans for retention and graduation programs and more.
-We provide expert guidance to colleges and universities to increase their college student retention, and graduation rates.
-We offer virtual workshops to individuals and/ or groups.
Our signature workshops are centered on:
-Effectively using early alert systems
-Engaging the disengaged student
-Student outreach and marketing
-We help higher education professionals and practitioners strengthen their academic coaching skills through teaching proactive advising in order to retain and graduate more college students.
-We help professionals engage very disengaged college students.
-We complete one-on-one coaching sessions or workshops to facilitate college student retention and graduation.
-We assist professionals by helping them to prepare for job interviews.
-We review and edit resumes, cover letters, and curriculum vitas for career preparation.
-We help professionals prepare for graduate school by reviewing and editing resumes, curriculum vitas, and personal statements.
-We assist research scholars with IRB preparation for using human subjects.
-We provide scholars with advice to decide on the best qualitative method for their research study.
-We help with qualitative data analysis (e.g., coding, data displays).
-We support research scholars with making compelling arguments and telling stories of their research participants.
- We help professionals and organizations with preparing competitive grant proposals.
-We assist professionals with preparing manuscripts for publication.
- We assist with editing and reviewing book proposals for traditionally published books.
-We edit qualitative dissertations and master's theses.
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