An experienced academic editor gives feedback on consistency, tone, and bias-free language, and directly improves things like:
You can rest assured that your text follows APA standards and the conventions of your field.
Applying APA format correctly can be a daunting task, but our layout experts do it every day. Whether it’s a student paper or a manuscript, we’ll make sure the format is compliant with APA guidelines regarding:
The Layout Check is an add-on service to the Proofreading & Editing service and costs $1.20 per page.
Your citation expert will ensure that your in-text citations and references are correctly formatted and cross-checked. This includes:
Citation Editing costs $2.75 per source.
Instead of just one editor, we work with three experts, one for each discipline: language, formatting, references.
Every expert has years of experience in their field so they know the APA guidelines by heart, down to the smallest details and the rarest exceptions.
We put in the extra effort to coordinate these experts because we believe it’s worth it to guarantee the best possible result.
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I gave my dissertation to Scribbr for it to undergo a 'clarity check' and it to be 'proofread & edited'. My editor was Aimee. She did a decent job with proofreading and editing and I learnt a lot from her feedback regarding this. Also, she completed her work within the deadline which I appreciate as this was a stressful time for me. The fact that she met the deadline gave me a lot of relief as I knew I would be able to submit my work in time. However, I was not happy that my assigned editor did not have a scientific background as I thought Scribbr would assign an appropriate editor as I am studying Pharmaceutical Science and Aimee had a PhD in literature and philosophy. Thus the clarity check was not as good as I expected since the basic theory of my work was not understood. As I expressed my dissatisfaction on the Scribbr website regarding this, I immediately received a phone call within 4 min. I spoke to Chris (Scribbr Team) on the phone and they took my feedback seriously and explained to me that an editor with a scientific background was not available at that moment in time and to meet my deadline and Aimee was given the difficult task of providing clarity to my work. On the phone we then came to fair solution to resolve this issue. They promised me an appropriate refund for their service. I believe this was fair. All in all, I would recommend Scribbr for future students. As they treated me professionally. They are quick with their response. In order to be so quick and efficient they clearly must have an organised system in place. They are also fair when student are not satisfied with the feedback. In the foreseeable future, I can see myself using Scribbr for my personal statement and my master degree as they have earnt my respect. I would like to thank Aimee and Chris from the Scribbr team for their help. Thank You.Read review on TrustPilot
The editor red through the paper carefully and gave some valuable inputs. Furthermore the editor was super efficient and I got the paper much faster than expected. Really can recommend this service. 👍🏼Read review on TrustPilot
My editor did a good job on language but if you are looking for someone to approve your thesis, you need to communicate better with your supervisor. I was super excited because my editor suggested a lot of changes, but he was not an expert in the field I was writing. He JUST knew about grammar and sentence structure. My supervisor rejected my thesis draft anyway. So don't expect any miracles and communicate primarily with your supervisor, Scribbr will just help you make your sentences grammatically correct. I asked Scribbr to help me with the suggestions my supervisor made but they said that wasn't a part of their service.Read review on TrustPilot
I needed a document proofread in order to submit it to a journal. The feedback came quickly and were very relevant. I recommend!Read review on TrustPilot
Thank you very much. Your revision helped me a lot.Read review on TrustPilot
very professional and meticulous work, plus useful tips for improving the article. top class!Read review on TrustPilot
Very thorough work. I am happy with the results. The editor also worked very quick, which I appreciate. She also delivered extensive details about the errors in my text. I definitely recommend this service.Read review on TrustPilot
Thank you very much for fast and efficient help. very careful analysis of the text and comments .Read review on TrustPilot
Kaitlyn on the chat feature stayed with me for an entire hour when I was unable to upload my paper as the screen froze. She uploaded for me and completed each step. She went above and beyond, give the girl a raise!!Read review on TrustPilot
I consider myself a good writer. When I sent my dissertation to Scribbr, I hoped I would get something back that was worth the investment. My editor Ben was incredible. He went above and beyond anything I expected. I was concerned that my editor would not understand my topic well and therefore would only make surface-level editing or revising suggestions. I felt like Ben not only understood good writing, he also seemed to understand my topic. He not only made many editing suggestions - following APA 7 AND my university's dissertation guide - but he also suggested ways to make my writing sound more professional. He found places in my paper where I needed to add transition paragraphs or reword sentences to make them clearer. I would highly recommend Scribbr to anyone needing professional editing services!Read review on TrustPilot
I was very happy with the work done by the editors! I handed in my Bachelor´s thesis in different parts and although different editors worked on the different parts, they turned out cohesive. Moreover, the editors added useful feedback and links regarding the mistakes make and how to prevent them in the future. Thanks a lot for your help!Read review on TrustPilot
Scribbr copyedited my dissertation and did a wonderful job. The editor gave wonderful suggestions and insights. I appreciate all of her hard work!Read review on TrustPilot
I owe a debt of gratitude to Scribbr, in particular to editor Kristin! Her copyediting work is excellent! Indeed, editor Kristin's insightful comments and helpful feedback helped me to bring my doctoral dissertation to a higher level. I am forever grateful!Read review on TrustPilot
I sent my thesis for checking language and grammar. My editor Ben made really useful changes throughout my entire thesis, it lifted my thesis up to a way more professional and academic style, can't thank you enough, great service!Read review on TrustPilot
I got an English language edit on my research paper. Very satisfied with the result.Read review on TrustPilot
I already thank Alexandra for their great job. She went through the document, not only checking English but also doing excellent suggestions. Thanks for allocating my manuscript to her. I am very grateful for that.Read review on TrustPilot
Definitely was worth it, Edited everything and gave awesome critiques. Will be using again.Read review on TrustPilot
The editors for my lit review and APA referencing helped me a lot! The critical feedback in writing and suggestions helped a lot in my writing and I was able to narrow down themes and questions for my thesis proposal! I was able to then pass and get accepted into the thesis programme. Thank you Scribbr! Worth the money and would definitely use again for my final thesis :)Read review on TrustPilot
The editor of Scribbr that checked my document really helped me out. Especially, I appreciated the comments inform me about confusing and uncompleted sentences. The feedback was excellent and enabled me to improve my writing and finish my work. Thank you!Read review on TrustPilot
Elaborate work on editing and proofreading!Read review on TrustPilot
We hand-pick the best editors for the job based on your field of study and other requirements. Together they revise your document.
We aim for 100% happiness. If you’re not satisfied with our work, we will re-edit your paper or give you a refund – promised!
Your editor will give you a few writing tips based on your most common mistakes. The goal is to help you become a better writer.
If your document is longer than 30,000 words, you’ll receive a sample edit of 2,000 words to make sure the service matches your expectations.
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Our APA experts default to APA 7 for editing and formatting. For the Citation Editing Service you are able to choose between APA 6 and 7.
The fastest turnaround time is 24 hours.
You can upload your document at any time and choose between three deadlines:
At Scribbr, we promise to make every customer 100% happy with the service we offer.
Our philosophy: Your complaint is always justified – no denial, no doubts.
Our customer support team is here to find the solution that helps you the most, whether that’s a free new edit or a refund on the service.
Yes, if your document is longer than 30,000 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.
You will receive the sample edit within 24 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.