Services & Rates

~~~~~”After talking with her I aced my next telephone interview and was invited for an interview. I was offered 2 post-docs at a VERY prestigious university! Thank you, Karen!” 2010 Ph.D., Social Sciences.


To begin working with me, please email me, Dr. Karen, at:

Your confidentiality is always guaranteed.



Advance Payment Required After Initial Arrangements by Email


Forms of Payment Accepted:


>Paypal (I will invoice you once we have set up a consultation plan)


10% Discount for advance payment of 3-4 hours.  Any unused time will be refunded in 15 minute increments.

15% Discount for advance payment of 5+ hours.



>Conference Abstract (Paper or Panel) Editing: :$100/hour

>Grant Application Advising and Editing: $125/hour

>Academic Tenure Track Job Application Materials (job letter, c.v., teaching and research statements):  $125/hour

>Postdoctoral Fellowship Application Materials: $125/hour

>Post-Tenure Job Application Materials (ie, for tenured clients): $150/hour

>Single Article or Chapter Manuscript Editing:  $150/hour

>Book Proposal Editing and Consulting:  $150/hour

>Book Mss. Editing:  $200/hour [temporarily discontinued]

>Tenure and Promotion Documents: $200/hour

>General Career Coaching/Mentoring/Advising by email: $300 for up to 5 substantive email exchanges

>Intensive Job Interview Intervention: $250/50-minute skype appointment

>Offer/Negotiation Assistance (by email): $400/week  (one week is all that’s needed in most cases)

>Ongoing “Retainer” Fee for queries and consultations: $85/month (for up to 4 emails)




>Normal turn-around time is 2-4 business days.


>Rush responses and scheduling available.  Rush Fees apply:

>Any work that is scheduled prior to my earliest open date for new work (which is typically 1-2 months ahead–but please inquire as it’s always ebbing and flowing!), will require payment of $200 or more above regular rates


>Guaranteed same-week turnaround:  add $300 to regular rates