DNP Capstone

Academic Coaching, Editing, & Data Analysis

Principal Consultant

Dr. Molina is a graduate of Cornell University and earned both an MPH and ScD degree at Harvard University School of Public Health. She has served as an adjunct professor at Tufts University School of Medicine, St. Augustine University for Health Sciences, and is the former Director of Integrative Health, School of Nursing & Health Sciences, Northern NM College. She authored "Basic Research Strategies: A Guidebook for Stressed Thesis and Dissertation Writers" to address gaps in statistical knowledge commonly experienced by non-traditional, accelerated, & online students. Since 2010, Dr. Molina has been one of the few academicians to provide developmental editing, project design, and data analysis support exclusively to DNP candidates.    

Educational Counseling  

Some dissertation writers benefit from support to manage stress and address issues that can interfere with the writing process. Dr. Jessica Garrett Mills Ph.D., Principal consultant of "On Track Academic Coaching," is an Educational Psychologist who specializes in coaching dissertation writers who may be experiencing emotional challenges while attempting to complete their work. For more information visit 

  • Sessions take place through phone conferencing in a group or private format
  • Group sessions meet every other week for 60 minutes (Subject to minimal attendance) 
  • Private counseling sessions can be arranged to meet personal requirements 
  • Group and personal counseling sessions range from $40-$90 per session.

Proofreading & Formatting

After your DNP project manuscript has been completed, you may consider having the document formatted for form & style or proofread for spelling, typos, punctuation errors, and awkward grammar. Below is a short list of service providers that can be reached directly to discuss services and contract terms.    

American Journal Experts (AJE) provides formatting expertise. Staff will provide manuscript layout services including text formatting, headings, title pages, image placement, and citations/references to meet the guidelines of your target journal. AJE will also check the accuracy of references and will indicate if you need to revise the paper so your title, running head, abstract, main text, and figure legends comply with requirements. 

Joanne A. earned her MFA in writing from Iowa University and has been the principal of Compass Rose Horizons for over 20 years. The staff of Compass Rose Horizons is comprised of a small group of English majors and journalists who provide academic editing to be free from typos, grammatical errors, and structural problems. The editors will help fine-tune and shape manuscripts so that they are ready for committee review and other reading audiences.