Comprehensive proofread

Through direct changes and in-text comments, our thesis editors give feedback on:

  • Spelling
  • Punctuation
  • Sentence structure
  • Verb tenses
  • And much more…

Using Word’s Track Changes feature, you stay in control and decide which changes to accept or reject.

Feedback on academic style

Besides avoiding language mistakes, your writing should also follow academic conventions. Our editors are specialised in academic texts. They will improve and give feedback on the use of:

  • Informal or imprecise language
  • Inflated and redundant phrases
  • Inconsistencies in tense and voice

Personalised language tips

To help you become a better academic writer, your thesis editor will provide an overview of your most common mistakes in grammar, punctuation and style. With our in-depth guides, you’ll learn how to recognise and correct your own errors.

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Structure Check

To avoid structural issues, your thesis editor can review the organization of your thesis. After the check is done you can rest assured that:

  • Sections and chapters are ordered correctly
  • No sections and elements are missing
  • Headings are clear and consistent
  • Transitions between paragraphs are smooth

Clarity Check

A fresh pair of eyes can spot issues with your logic or clarity. Through in-text comments and two checklists, the editor’s feedback will focus on:

  • Logical argumentation and conclusions
  • Clear presentation of concepts and theories
  • Contradictory information and arguments
Scribbr editors

Experienced PhD editors

All Scribbr editors are carefully selected through a rigorous testing and selection process called the Scribbr Academy. Only 4% of applicants succeed in becoming qualified Scribbr editors. That’s how we ensure the highest quality thesis editing!

At Scribbr we try to assign your thesis to an editor who is knowledgeable and passionate about your topic. However, our thesis editors are language specialists, not academic experts in your field.

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Jasmin Laurencic 20 January 2020

Amazing work done in time

Amazing work done in time. Helpfull suggestions and comments that make your project understandable and easy to read... Thank you Scribbr team

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María Guadalupe Ramírez 20 January 2020

Very good comments

I had a very good experience with Scribbr. They made insightful comments on my text, allowing me to learn from them and improving my writing expression in academic English.

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Tommica 15 January 2020

Timely Service

Personally, the editing & proofreading service I received for my research project was extremely good. I haven't received my grades as yet but I hope my professor thinks the same🙏🏾. I opted for the 24 hours service but I was so afraid that I wasn't going to receive a timely feedback. I was amazed and pleased when I got the feedback within a few hours!!!! Yes!!!! A few hours!!! Overall, timely service and excellent quality of service. I would definitely be using again in the near future!

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SOO 14 January 2020

Reasonable pricing and editing done in…

Reasonable pricing and editing done in timely manner!

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Queen of Light 14 January 2020

Excellent service

I had two documents edited by two different editors and I am very satisfied with the service I have received. Both editors did a thorough work in checking not only mechanical issues, but also clarity.

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Mohamed Majid 12 January 2020

Such a prompt service by Fiona!

Such a prompt service by Fiona. The work was so well done I did not have to rewrite anything more. A straight A star!

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Profp 9 January 2020

This service is an absolute must

This service is an absolute must! I was so impressed with the timeliness and quality of the feedback. I will be using again in the future!

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R. Howell 8 January 2020

If I could leave 6 Stars...I would!

If I could leave 6 Stars...I would! From the moment that I contacted Scribbr with questions, I knew that I was in safe hands and I felt comfortable and confident that they would do a good job and they did. Very clear comments were provided, consistent edits and helpful suggestions given. I know that this is an extra expense, however, I believe that it is worth it.

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AP 4 January 2020

Thank you so much for your edits Tyler

Thank you so much for your edits Tyler. Great service, and sent back before deadline. His comments and edits made a massive difference to my dissertation. I would recommend this service to anyone, worth the money. Thank you,

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Knut Flovik Thoresen 3 January 2020

Bra korrektur

Bra korrektur, var veldig fornøyd, dette løftet manuskriptet mitt flere hakk.

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İbrahim Niftiyev 1 January 2020

Very responsible service

I liked Scribbr. It was very comfortable to use and very responsible for the all necessary requirements of mine.

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Scribbr found me a reviewer in time in…

Scribbr found me a reviewer in time in a very busy season and the reviewer completed her work in time. The comments given by the reviewer were very helpful. It was a quite long writing and the price was still reasonable.

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Patricia Konen 31 December 2019

Thanks to Scribbr for helping to…

Thanks to Scribbr for helping to improve my writing skills!!!!

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Rafa 26 December 2019

Everything was perfect¡ the revision…

Everything was perfect¡ the revision was really thoughful and I received the document before the deadline :)

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Ari 21 December 2019

Mixed opinions

I thought my paper improved considerably after the review. Unfortunately, my supervisor did not think the same, and to him, there were still many parts that weren't clear at all. Sorry... ********** edited: Scribbr support team was very quick and helpful and immediately offered me compensation. I'd be happy to use their services again and give another try, this time opting for an additional clarity check.

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Lee 19 December 2019

I am very satisfied with the service!

I am very satisfied with the service!! Now I am able to have a good confidence with the papers.

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Sasa 17 December 2019

Scribbr is great!

Scribbr is great and I highly recommend it!

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Dag Sverre Ofstad 17 December 2019

Perfect help

Perfect help, fast and accurate. Highly appreciated :-)

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K McHugh 15 December 2019

Saved me tons of time

This made building a reference section and citing in text properly really easy while I researched and wrote.

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Easy and transparent uploading process

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Upload and select pages

Upload your entire thesis and only select the pages that need proofreading and editing.

Select a deadline and services

Choose between a 24-hour, 3-day or 7-day deadline and select additional services.

Share your guidelines

Share your supervisor’s guidelines and feedback so the editor can take them into account.

What makes Scribbr stand out?

Consistently high quality

With smart technology and an expert team, we check the quality of editing to ensure every document meets our high standards.

Safe and confidential

Documents are uploaded via a secure connection, and you can delete your document from our server at any time.

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Have a question? Start a live chat, send us an email or give us a call. We are available from 08:00–23:00 every day.

100% happiness guaranteed

If you’re not completely happy with your editor’s work, we’ll offer you a free second check or a refund – whatever works for you.

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Questions?

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The team is 24/7 available for your questions.

Frequently asked questions

What if I am not happy with the edit?

Editing documents is still the work of people. And we, too, can make mistakes. If you’re not 100% happy with the edit, please let us know so we can find the solution that’s best for you, whether that’s a new edit or a refund.

Read more about our 100% happiness guarantee.

Can I choose between American English, British English and Australian English?

Yes, as you upload your document you can fill in your preferences at step 4.

If you do not know if you wish to write in American, Australian, or in British English, the editor will choose American, Australian, or British English based on the English you currently use. If the editor has any questions about this, we will contact you.

Can I upload my document in sections?

Yes, you can upload your document in sections.

We try our best to ensure that the same editor checks all the different sections of your document. When you upload a new file, our system recognizes you as a returning customer, and we immediately contact the editor who helped you before.

However, we cannot guarantee that the same editor will be available. Your chances are higher if

  1. You send us your text as soon as possible and
  2. You can be flexible about the deadline.

Please note that the shorter your deadline is, the lower the chance that your previous editor is not available.

If your previous editor isn’t available, then we will inform you immediately and look for another qualified editor. Fear not! Every Scribbr editor follows the Scribbr Improvement Model and will deliver high-quality work.

Can I have my document edited during weekends and holidays?

Yes, our editors also work during the weekends and holidays.

Because we have many editors available, we can check your document 24 hours per day and 7 days per week, all year round.

If you choose a 72 hour deadline and upload your document on a Thursday evening, you’ll have your thesis back by Sunday evening!

What is the Clarity Check?

The Clarity Check is an additional service that you can purchase when you have your document proofread by Scribbr.

If you select the Clarity Check, then your editor will provide you with useful feedback to help you improve your reasoning and ensure that what you’ve written is comprehensive and clear.

The editor will provide this feedback using two checklists and in-text comments. Our editors never implement this feedback directly, as it often concerns your ideas and argumentation.

Note that our editors can only consider the internal logic and clarity of your text. They are not subject matter experts and can therefore not check your facts or tell you the content is correct.

Read more about the Clarity Check

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!

What payment methods do you accept?

We accept the following payment methods:

Credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Maestro and Diners Club)
Transaction fee of 2% – 3,9%.

PayPal
Transaction fee of 3,5%.

AliPay
Transaction fee of 3,2%.

WeChat Pay
Transaction fee of 2%.