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Academic Proofreading & Editing Services

Get your academic writing back, free of language errors and inconsistencies

Standard Proofreading & Editing is perfect if you’re confident about your writing but need a second pair of eyes to catch:

  • Spelling and grammar errors
  • Inconsistencies in dialect
  • Overuse of passive voice
  • Subjective or inflated language

For a more comprehensive edit, you can add one or multiple add-on editing services that fit your needs.

⏰ Deadline Same day delivery
📄 Texts Papers, essays, dissertations, manuscripts
⭐️ Rating 4.6 based on 12,873 reviews

Pricing

Polish your writing to perfection with expert editing

Same day delivery

This deadline works automatically for the following document sizes:

  • 3 hours: less than 3,000 words
  • 6 hours: less than 6,000 words
  • 12 hours: less than 12,000 words
The price stays the same, no matter the deadline.
Turnaround time

“Excellent Experience!”

I requested a 7 day turn around of my 111 page dissertation. The Scribbr editors provided professional edits, comments, and recommendations to assist me in drafting the final version of my paper. The Scribbr team gain my trust and made this daunting process quite seamless. I would highly recommend Scribbr to anyone in need of the many services Scribbr provide. Thank you Deb and Emma for your patience with my review. I am 100% satisfied.

— Paula

How it works

Stay in control throughout the paper editing process

Upload any time

Upload your document and easily select the pages that need editing. Next, choose your turnaround time and services and explain your situation and needs to the editor.

Stay in the loop

After placing your order you can keep track of our progress. From finding your perfect editor to potential hand-overs to formatting or citation experts.

Revise and submit

You’ll receive back your document with tracked changes and feedback as well as a personal letter from your editor. The last step is submitting your work with confidence!

Scribbr & academic integrity

Scribbr is committed to protecting academic integrity. Our proofreading service, our AI writing tools (plagiarism checker, paraphrasing tool, grammar checker, summarizer, Citation Generator) as well as our free Knowledge Base content are designed to help students produce quality academic papers.

We make every effort to prevent our software from being used for fraudulent or manipulative purposes.

FAQ

Your questions, answered.

Can I get a sample edit?

Yes, if your document is longer than 20,000 words, you will get a sample of approximately 2,000 words. This sample edit gives you a first impression of the editor’s editing style and a chance to ask questions and give feedback.

How does the sample edit work?

You will receive the sample edit within 12 hours after placing your order. You then have 24 hours to let us know if you’re happy with the sample or if there’s something you would like the editor to do differently.

Read more about how the sample edit works

Can I receive a certificate of proofreading?

Yes, we can provide a certificate of proofreading.

As soon as the editor delivers the edit, you can email us at info@scribbr.com to request a certificate.

Please indicate the following in your email:

  • Your order number
  • Your full name
  • The title of your work

We will create a PDF certificate and email it to you as soon as possible.

How fast can Scribbr proofread my document?

The fastest turnaround time is 12 hours.

You can upload your document at any time and choose between four deadlines:

  • Same day delivery
    • 3 hours
    • 6 hours
    • 12 hours
  • 24 hours
  • 3 days
  • 7 days
Does the editor understand my field of study?

All Scribbr editors are language experts with interests in different subject areas.

You can indicate your field of study when you upload your document. We’ll make sure that the editor who proofreads your work is familiar with your discipline and its specialist vocabulary.

These are the fields of study you can choose from, and examples of the main subjects in each field:

  • Business and Management: Business Administration, Hotel Management, Accountancy, Marketing
  • Economics: Business Economics, Econometrics, Finance
  • IT and Engineering: ICT, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Applied Mathematics, Civil Engineering, Industrial Design, Electrical Engineering
  • Natural and Life Sciences: Biomedical Sciences, Biology, Chemistry
  • Geography, Agriculture and Environment: Ecology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Urban Planning
  • Health and Medical Sciences: Medicine, Obstetrics, Pharmacy, Nutrition, Dentistry
  • Arts and Humanities: Philosophy, History, Literature, Cultural Studies, Theology
  • Law and Policy: Law, Political Science, Public Policy, Human Rights
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences: Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Communication Sciences
  • Other

Editors don’t have to be experts in the content of your paper, but they do know how to present it in the best way possible! Our goal is to improve your writing and give you feedback on the readability, structure, logic, and clarity of your text. We know from experience that the most effective editors are specialists in language and academic writing.

We’ve carefully selected and trained all of our editors to proofread theses and other academic documents. Once they’re qualified, we continue to carefully monitor their work to make sure we always deliver the highest quality.

Contact

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We answer your questions quickly and personally from 9:00 to 23:00 CET

Knowledge Base

Improving your writing skills with Scribbr’s top-rated guides