Improve your academic tone and grammar

Have trouble keeping track of your verb tenses? Unsure whether you’re using the correct sentence structure?

Our Scribbr editors undergo a rigorous training process to make sure they catch all those pesky language mistakes you might miss in your own writing. That way, you can focus on the content of your dissertation.

Get personalized feedback

Your editor will provide you with personalized comments that will help you improve your future academic writing.

We’ll pair you with an editor that understands your field of study so you can rest easy.

The type of editing you want

Scribbr offers proofreading, copy editing and line editing. However, we split the elements of these edits into separate services such as the Structure Check and Clarity Check.

Read more about the types of editing we offer and which Scribbr services you can select to get the feedback you need.

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Structure Check

Our Structure Check is designed to help you optimize the organization of your dissertation.

Your dissertation editor will ensure that you have all the required components in the right chapters and in the right order. This service will also help you prevent repetition and improve headings and transitions between paragraphs.

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Clarity Check

We’ll help you make sure that your argument is clear and understandable with our Clarity Check.

Your dissertation editor can help you write a clear and concise story by checking your text against our two checklists. If what you’ve written isn’t presented logically or if you contradict yourself, we’ll help you fix those problems in your text.

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Reference and Layout Check

Our Reference Check and Layout Check ensure you’ve used the proper in-text citations and overall layout.

Our editors specialize in APA, but we can also help you with other citation styles. Not sure if your citations are properly laid out? We’ll fix any mistakes and check that your reference list is consistent. We’ll even make sure your overall formatting is perfect.

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Essay editors

Experienced PhD Editors

All Scribbr editors have extensive experience editing academic papers. They all completed our Scribbr Academy training program, so their work meets the high standards needed to proofread PhD dissertations.

Plus, your deadline is guaranteed. You’ll receive a free text message as soon as your editor is done proofreading your text. Then, you can immediately start improving your dissertation.

Are you working with LaTeX files?

We’ve got you. We convert them to Word files for free so that we can use Track Changes.

That way, when your editor is finished, you can easily make the necessary changes.

Scribbr Happiness Guarantee

100% happiness guaranteed

We want you to be completely happy with your edited dissertation. If you’re not 100% satisfied with any of the services you receive from us, we’ll make sure to change that.

Simply let us know what went wrong and what solution would suit you best.

You’ll always get a personal response as soon as we receive your questions or feedback.


Starting at $0.014 per word

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Abdul 15 November 2019

Excellent service

Excellent service and reasonable price. I was short in time and received really quality service from Scibbr in very short time-frame. Many thanks for Tim, for his useful feedback and advice.I will use this service again and I do highly recommend it to other PhD/Masters student.

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Peter 15 November 2019

Very good

Professional, responsible and impressive editing work with well qualified follow-up service.

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Ehsan Daneshvar 14 November 2019

Excellent service by Scribbr

If you have a document that you need English check/proofreading before submission, I strongly recommend Scribbr team. According to my experience, I can say that they are professional and sincere in their work. They also respect too much your time and return your order on time.

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Someone Last 11 November 2019

The best citation machine ever

The best citation machine ever. No ads, no clutter, no anything. Simple, quick, and reliable.

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Hoyoon Jung 11 November 2019

Very helpful

The feedback was really helpful. It really helped me out so I encourage your paper to be edited before you submit!

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Ivonne Boenke-Donnelly 11 November 2019

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Excellent feedback!

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Hoyoon Jung 10 November 2019

Very Satisfied

The feedback was really helpful and I strongly encourage your paper to be edited before you submit. It will make your document more professional!

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JQL 10 November 2019

The proofreading is very thorough and…

The proofreading is very thorough and helpful.

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Jorge Mazuze 10 November 2019

I'm very satisfied with the quality of of the review provided by Scibbr services such as double-check proof reading made at different levels

I'm very satisfied with the quality of the review provided by Scibbr services such as double-check made by two different people based on their specialization. This is the reason why I recommended a friend, to make use of these services. I also appreciated the professionalism and quality of the Scibbr teams on the understanding of the subject, academic rules, and program structure and content.

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Amina Buallay 9 November 2019

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HA 7 November 2019

Great work

Great work. Precise Advise. Than you very mcuh

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Tianyi WANG 6 November 2019

It is an excellent work

It is an excellent work. I am very satisfied with the proofed version. My editor gave me lots of useful and clear instructions. Thanks a lot.

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Ellen Benefield 5 November 2019

Rocio did an excellent job

Rocio did an excellent job. Her editing was thorough and helpful. She left comments explaining common errors to help me avoid them in the future.

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Soufiane khelfaoui 5 November 2019

Service is the best

Service is the best, it would be best if they could offer pdf support as well.

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Gabriela Martinez 4 November 2019

Great job guys!

I'm very happy with the comments and corrections from the editor. The readability and quality of my thesis improved significantly :)

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Eric Montague 3 November 2019

I love the service

I love the service. It is very individualized to each document I send. I have received amazing feedback along with articles I can read to improve. My sense is that great care and attention is given on every order.I have used normal delivery and expedited service, all have been amazing.I particularly love MS Word “track changes” feature. Other services don’t use this, Sribbr does and it makes everything so much clearer.I will continue using the service and highly recommend any one needing editing services to do the same.

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ANASTASIOS NTOUSAS 1 November 2019

The editor did such a geat job.My paper…

The editor did such a geat job.My paper got accepted. Thank you for your help.

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Reut Lanyado 30 October 2019

Great work

Great work! Help me a lot to understend my errors! Thank you David!

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Lubna 30 October 2019

Excellent work.

Excellent work. The editor provided me with useful tips and comments and checked every single sentence I wrote. Thank you

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Anthony from NY 28 October 2019

Solid job

Gwen did a great job reviewing the document, making helpful suggestions and getting it back to me in a timely manner. Thank you!

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What type of documents does Scribbr check?

Scribbr is specialized in editing study related documents. We check:

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What is the Clarity Check?

The Clarity Check is an additional service that you can purchase when you have your thesis proofread and edited 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.

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Can I upload my thesis in sections?

Yes, you can upload your thesis in sections.

We try our best to ensure that the same editor checks all the different sections of your thesis. 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 bigger the risk 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.

However, every editor has a slightly different editing style, so you may notice small inconsistencies in editing choices. As with every proofreading order, be sure to carefully review your editor’s changes and suggestions as you finalize your text to ensure that everything is as you want it.

What if I am not happy with the edit?

Editing papers 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.

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How long does it take to have my document checked?

You can choose between three set time periods. The editor can edit your paper within 24 hours, 72 hours or 1 week. The deadline is set as soon as you have paid.

Do you need to hand in your paper in four days? Please choose either the 72 hours or 24 hours deadline. All the editing periods include weekends and holidays.

You will receive a notification via text message and email as soon as your paper has been edited.

Check the How it works page for more information.

Can I have my thesis 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 thesis 24 hours per day and 7 days per week, all year round.

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

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%.

iDEAL
No transaction fee.

What is our Proofreading & Editing service?

Our Proofreading & Editing service entails checking for typographical and linguistic errors, appropriate word choice, academic style and consistency. Additionally, your editor will help you become a better writer by providing you with a personalized improvement letter designed to help you recognize and correct your most common mistakes.

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:

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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