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So far, 1.228 students have rated us on the independent review platform Trustpilot.

9.8
Yi Wang 22 April 2019

Very professional proofreading.

Very professional proofreading.

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Maria 22 April 2019

Very Helpful

Very Helpful. The editor provided incredible feed back! The assignment was returned to me way ahead of the deadline, which provided me with extra time make my chages.

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Jana Chrenková 22 April 2019

positive experience

I was really satisfied with Debra. She was very helpful and made my paper more professional. I highly recommend scribbr to everyone :)

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Jasmine Hui 21 April 2019

Fantastic editor and constructive feedback

Michelle did a wonderful job editing my work! I thought she was just going to proofread and edit my grammatical mistakes but she also pointed out some contradicting points in my work, which really helped me to improve. She finished the whole proofreading process in 2 days (I selected the 7 days option) which allowed me to speed up my own editing and submission process.I feel really confident about my work now. Thank you, Michelle!

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Anubha Rautela 21 April 2019

Shawn has great attention to detail.

Shawn has great attention to detail.

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Wesley 20 April 2019

5 stars

5 stars: Excellent – no reservations, I would recommend this company to anyone.Shane's work is amazing! I needed a quick dissertation edit and I was not expecting much, but Shane was truly awesome. Her edits were excellent. Could there be a better editor anywhere, I don't think so.

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Z Xu 19 April 2019

Excellent

Very good service, I would use it again for my future work.

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Dražen Domijan 19 April 2019

Best service I ever used to proofread…

Best service I ever used to proofread my manuscript!

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Kevin Chiu 19 April 2019

Lora is fabulous and professional at…

Lora is fabulous and professional at all times! Every time my paper comes back from Scribbr with a face-lift! This is my third highest grade in my studies. Great THANKS to Lora's to gives my paper the much need clarity. She also gives a thorough 'clean up' of the many writing errors that obscure the flow. I particularly love Lora choices of words and her very very wise suggestions. She is fabulous and professional at all times!

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Mohammad 18 April 2019

Excellent

Excellent - Very good job. Next time I want Jack to help me again!

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Steven Taylor 17 April 2019

Scribbr delivers again!

Once again, Aimee did an excellent job editing my work! This is the third time Aimee has edited work for me and each time she has knocked it out of the park. I definitely recommend her, and Scribbr, to those in need of high quality, timely editing services!

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Hall 16 April 2019

Fantastic help indeed

Fantastic help indeed ! Sarah gave great advice and this was extremely helpful! Would use Scribbr again and recommend everyone to use it !

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Academic 16 April 2019

A special thank you to Rebecca!

A special thank you to Rebecca!! Absolutely grateful for so much effort made on the assignment, I have definitely feel so much more confident and its an opportunity of learning to develop English literature as well! x

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Rafael Licursi 16 April 2019

I am very happy with the work done

I am very happy with the work done. The editor was very clear in her suggestions, and almost all of them were pertinent. I definitely consider on hiring Scribbr again.

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ying 15 April 2019

Good service and good team

Good service and good team, will recommend to my friends.

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Kelley 15 April 2019

Quick and transformative

Quick and transformative. I will definately be a returning customer.

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Patrick Gilliam 14 April 2019

I am thoroughly pleased.....

I am thoroughly pleased with the final result. I appreciate the time and effort it took to read through the entire document and correct the mistakes. Based on the comments provided, I gained valuable insight into future assignments. Thank you!

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Jason Smith 14 April 2019

Received it in less than 24 hours

Received it in less than 24 hours, and I much more confident about my final paper!

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Deng 12 April 2019

Very efficient edits at low cost

Very efficient edits at low cost

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Nicklas Benevoli 12 April 2019

Perfect

Would highly recommend!

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Easily select and deselect pages

To make the process as smooth as possible, simply upload your whole document and select only the pages that you want us to proofread and edit.

You’ll only be charged for the number of words on the pages you selected. To save you some money, we will automatically deselect your table of contents and reference list!

Additional Proofreading & Editing Services

Structure Check

Your editor improves the overall organisation of your document. Are the headings clear and do they fit well with the content of each paragraph? Does every section contain the right information?

In addition to direct changes and comments, our editors use checklists for the abstract, introduction, discussion and conclusion.

The Structure Check starts at £0.0055 per word.

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Clarity Check

Your editor reads your thesis as a normal reader would. Does the story make sense? Is it clear and logical? A fresh pair of eyes can notice things you tend to overlook yourself.

Using checklists our editors will check for contradictions, a logical order of sections, and the clarity of your arguments, concepts and ideas.

The Clarity Check starts at £0.0055 per word.

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Reference Check

Our reference specialists check your reference list, in-text citations and footnote citations to make sure you consistently follow the guidelines of your citation style.

We are experts in APA Style, but we can help you with almost all citation styles. The reference specialist also checks your in-text citations against your reference list to make sure they match.

The Reference Check costs £2.00 per source.

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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.

What is our Proofreading & Editing service?

Proofreading & Editing entails checking for errors or omissions, whether typographical, linguistic, coding or positional; wrong usage of words and expressions; and inconsistencies. On top of that, your editor will help you become a better writer in the future with a personal improvement letter.

Language use will be improved

Your editor will correct:

  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Academic style
  • Sentence structure
  • Punctuation
  • Word choice
  • Incorrect and unclear words or sentences

Personal feedback with tips and suggestions

Your editor will give you feedback about:

  • Verb tenses
  • Writing numbers
  • Introducing abbreviations
  • Taboo words
  • And some basic language rules!

Your editor will proofread your document using Word’s Track Changes. When you receive your text back, you can simply accept all changes.

 

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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!