Academic proofreading

Your Scribbr editor proofreads and edits your dissertation, thesis or essay tailored to your needs.

Plagiarism Checker

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APA Reference Generator

The easiest way to generate your reference list and in-text citations in APA citation format. For free!

Our dream team

Happy to help you

You’re not alone. Together with our team and highly qualified editors, we help you answer all your questions about academic writing.

Open 24/7 – 365 days a year. Always available to help you.

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What do our customers say?

This is our reason for working. We want to make all students happy, every day.

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What students write about us
Lahari Sengupta 15 September 2019

Helpful editing.

I liked their editing. It helped me a lot. My text has been more compact and correct.

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XXX MUA 13 September 2019

Great editor

I am impressed by the professional editing work done by the editor of my thesis Sean. Great job and it has done before the deadline. Thanks so much. I have learned a lot from the feedback.

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FaBoiAn 319 12 September 2019

Correct data

Gives correct data of every single article you can find online.

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M.J. 11 September 2019

Very good correction!

Very clear and good instruction and advise on how to improve! Good correction within the text’

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Jari 9 September 2019

Very good work !

Very good work !

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Luca 5 September 2019

dissertation proofreading

The proofreading was very thorough and informative, thumbs up! I learned a lot also on my common mistakes which can be useful for future papers. I'd totally recommend scribbr to friends.

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Tanne 4 September 2019

Eine wertvolle Unterstützung

Eine wertvolle Unterstützung, die ich nur weiterempfehlen kann.

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Paola R. 4 September 2019

The editor made an incredible job

The editor made an incredible job

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HyeJu Kim 4 September 2019

I was very satisfied with the service

I was very satisfied with the service.

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AWI 2 September 2019

Reliable and very constructive Feedback…

Reliable and very constructive Feedback with learning effects Only feedback: I couldn't ask any questions on the feedback (or I missed out on the mail-address...) In any case - I'll recommend the service!

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Claudia 31 August 2019

Very good

I like the service as they will choose someone who has similar academic background to review the dissertation. Elizabeth helps me a lot with my grammar/word choices and makes my dissertation looks more academic. I am satisfied with the final work.

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Jenny Chang 30 August 2019

Truly Professional!

Very academic! Truly professional! My editor read my writing thoroughly and was able to provide me with the right kind of feedback I wanted.

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marta c 30 August 2019

Envié un manuscrito para revisar el…S

Envié un manuscrito para revisar el inglés: gramática, estructura de frases, etc. Laura corrigió mi documento. Estupendo resultado, entregado antes de tiempo, y bastante más económico que traductores oficiales. Super recomendado

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Siva 28 August 2019

Very good and timely

Review was completed well before the time. The editor not only made the edits, also added comments detailing the reasons for the edit. Well worth the money.

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Jaskskull 27 August 2019

Recommended for a good document

They did a pretty good job with the corrections of my document. They even gave me ideas of how to improve the contents.

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Nico van den Berg 25 August 2019

Very consistent editing

Very consistent editing, specifically on the subjects I asked for. Very good help from the Scribbr-team afterwards when I had additional questions.

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Jan 20 August 2019

First proofreading service to think of…

First proofreading service to think of when finishing a paper. Thank you.

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XY 19 August 2019

Very helpful editors who takes your…

Very helpful editors who takes your paper seriously

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Hoyoon Jung 18 August 2019

It really helped

It really helped. It was worth the money.

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Kate Asti 16 August 2019

The one and only!

I am strongly recommend this service for all students and other people who need help with editing. I am with Scribbr almost one year and so happy that I found them! My best editor, Jenny, who helps me to handle my Swedish texts are always doing a big job which I much appreciate :) Thank you!

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Knowledge Base

Everything you need to know to write a perfect dissertation

As you know, a dissertation or thesis doesn’t write itself.

That’s why we have gathered all you need to know in our Knowledge Base.

Examples, checklists, step-by-step explanations… You name it. We offer them to you for free :)

Our mission?

Help you achieve your academic goals

Whether we’re editing dissertations, checking for plagiarism, generating APA references or writing useful Knowledge Base articles, our aim is to help students graduate.

We believe that every student should have the right tools for academic success. We pave the way to your academic degree.

Questions?

Please contact us

The team is 24/7 available for your questions.

Frequently asked questions

Is the editor an expert in my field of study?

When you place an order, you can specify your field of study and we’ll match you with an editor who has familiarity with this area.

However, our editors are language specialists, not academic experts in your field. Your editor’s job is not to comment on the content of your dissertation, but to improve your language and help you express your ideas as clearly and fluently as possible.

This means that your editor will understand your text well enough to give feedback on its clarity, logic and structure, but not on the accuracy or originality of its content.

Good academic writing should be understandable to a non-expert reader, and we believe that academic editing is a discipline in itself. The research, ideas and arguments are all yours – we’re here to make sure they shine!

Can I contact my editor directly?

You won’t have direct contact with your editor, but if you have questions before, during or after the editing process, you can always contact them via the Scribbr support team. We’ll make sure the editor answers your questions.

The editor will also see full details of your order. If your supervisor has given you specific instructions, if you have language questions for the editor, or if there’s a particular area of concern you’d really like them to focus on, you can include these at the ordering stage and we’ll pass them on.

English is not my first language. Can you fix all my mistakes?

Yes! Our editors are all native speakers, and they have lots of experience editing texts written by ESL students. They will make sure your grammar is perfect and point out any sentences that are difficult to understand. They’ll also notice your most common mistakes, and give you personal feedback to improve your writing in English.

I have a tight deadline. Can you edit my document in time?

You choose the turnaround time when ordering. We can return your dissertation within 24 hours, 3 days or 1 week. These timescales include weekends and holidays. As soon as you’ve paid, the deadline is set, and we guarantee to meet it! We’ll notify you by text and email when your editor has completed the job.

Very large orders might not be possible to complete in 24 hours. On average, our editors can complete around 13,000 words in a day while maintaining our high quality standards. If your order is longer than this and urgent, contact us to discuss possibilities.

Always leave yourself enough time to check through the document and accept the changes before your submission deadline.

How do I receive my document when the editor has finished proofreading?

After your document has been edited, you will receive an email with a link to download the document.

The editor has made changes to your document using ‘Track Changes’ in Word. This means that you only have to accept or ignore the changes that are made in the text one by one.

It is also possible to accept all changes at once. However, we strongly advise you not to do so for the following reasons:

  • You can learn a lot by looking at the mistakes you made.
  • The editors don’t only change the text – they also place comments when sentences or sometimes even entire paragraphs are unclear. You should read through these comments and take into account your editor’s tips and suggestions.
  • With a final read-through, you can make sure you’re 100% happy with your text before you submit!