The Life Of A Scholar, LLC. 

The Life Of A Scholar, LLC. is an educational coaching and consulting firm that focuses on increasing the postsecondary achievement of underrepresented students, such as students of color and first-generation college students.


We share strategy, offer advice, and coach our clients toward success. 


We work with:

  • College and graduate students on how to achieve their academic goals while maintaining balance in their lives 

  • Parents on how to support their students through their postsecondary journeys

  • Researchers on how to effectively and ethically study students

  • Organizations on how to create conditions that foster inclusive excellence and student success​



We offer one-on-one and group sessions both in-person and via conference call or video conferencing.


Click here to learn more about our services. 

Our Founder 

Dr. Callie Womble Edwards founded The Life Of A Scholar, LLC. on February 12, 2015, as a way to "pay forward" the extraordinary enrichment opportunities she has benefited from.  Dr. Edwards is a first-generation college student who earned her Ph.D. at the age of 27 with a 4.0 GPA. She funded her undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate degrees with scholarships and grants, leaving her with no student loan debt. 


Dr. Edwards is an experienced educational researcher with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Professionally, Dr. Edwards has served for 8+ years in the areas of assessment, academic coaching, pre-college and new student programs, underrepresented student recruitment and retention, and student wellness. She has presented original research at 45+ state, regional, and national conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals. 



Dr. Edwards' knowledge of "what works" for students in higher education derives from theory, research, and practice.


Our Founder 

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