welcome to grad school femtoring

The Place for First-Gen BIPOCs to Prepare for Grad School and Beyond

Grad School Femtoring, LLC (GSF) is a podcast and academic coaching and consulting company aiming to demystify higher education, make academic knowledge accessible to wider audiences, and support first-generation Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) in reaching their academic and personal goals through a compassionate and social justice informed lens.

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meet your Coach

Dra. Yvette Martínez-Vu

Grad School Femtoring was founded by Dra. Yvette Martínez-Vu. GSF offers weekly podcast episodes, individual and group academic coaching, as well as talks and workshops. Dra. Yvette is a first-gen disabled Chicana mother-scholar with thirteen years of academic and professional experience coaching, advising, and femtoring undergraduates.


Interested in Working With Me?

I offer free and paid services for first-gen students of color and early career professionals in the form of my weekly podcast episodes, email newsletter, online grad school preparation course, academic coaching services, as well as virtual talks and workshops.


Grad Apps Demystified course

A step-by-step online course for first-gen students applying to grad school.


Coaching & Consulting

Helping those pursuing higher ed to achieve their academic and personal goals.


Workshops & talks

Offering speaking engagements on grad school, sustainable productivity, and personal development.

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The Grad School Femtoring Podcast

Dra. Yvette Martínez-Vu— a Chicana academic coach, consultant, and femtor— provides first-generation BIPOCs folks with knowledge about academia to help them prepare for graduate school and beyond.

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Grad School Femtoring Resource Kit

To get started and learn more, you can download a free copy of my 15-page Grad School Femtoring Resource Kit for first-gen BIPOC folks!

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