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.

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Your editor will provide you with personalized comments to help you get better at 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 assessing 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.

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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

Scribbr dissertation 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 required to proofread Ph.D. 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.

LaTeX files? We've got you!

We convert LaTeX files to Word files for free so that our editors can use Track Changes.

That way, when your editor is finished, you can easily accept or reject 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.

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Samuel Kwashie Amegbor 31 May 2020

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Marcin 30 May 2020

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Great job! I am very glad.

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John 30 May 2020

Happy with the revised version :)

An excellent job was done on proofreading my research paper. The feedback that I received on the document were drastically useful and detailed, which with no doubt will help me understand my common mistakes and avoid making similar errors in future work. I am fully satisfied about the work done, and Scribbr is an absolute useful tool to use to ensure better quality of any academic work. Overall, my experience was insightfully fabulous, and I would definitely recommend others to use Scribbr for any academic services (e.g. proofreading, clarity, structure, reference and plagiarism check). All the best John

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Sophie 27 May 2020

Great service

I’m very satisifed with the service The editor finished editing my document eariler and made it a lot better

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Samuel Kwashie Amegbor 26 May 2020

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Am very grateful for an excellent work done. Thank Sir.

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Simon McCool 26 May 2020

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i was really impressed by the way Sean edited and fed-back to me on my thesis. Invaluable support that could mean a huge grade difference. Thank you.

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It is easy to use and the the review is very completed. I am completely satisfy

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Aino 23 May 2020

Highly recommended!

Meticulous job, plus the check-up was ready ahead of time! I was expecting to just see revisions but there was a load of explanations and justifications for the changes as well, so as a bonus I also learned a lot.

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Georgina Ruth Ward 22 May 2020

I found this service to be invaluable…

I found this service to be invaluable to me. I find proof reading my own work nearly impossible and this service gave me peace of mind. The suggestions were inspirational and the service was prompt and thorough. Wish I had found this service earlier in my course.

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Mr.Smith 22 May 2020

My Secret weapon

My Secret weapon. This service is outstanding and helps me get back about 3 hours of editing, and formatting time. Highly recommended

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CAROLINA 21 May 2020

Great Job

The editor really have made a great effort to understand my paper and I really appreciate that as well as his explanations, which were very detailed. Thank you so much,

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claudia canedoli 19 May 2020

Excell review

Excell review, fast, personalized, useful comments! Highly recommended!

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Emanuel Wison 18 May 2020

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the editor helped me out. I received positive feedback

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Ari Reiserer 18 May 2020

Best citation generator ever!

I love this resource! Unlike EasyBib, which is almost unusable because of how many adds there are and how laggy it is, the site is fast, easy to navigate, and so aesthetically-pleasing! Thank you Scribbr!

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Marta 15 May 2020

Excellent work

Excellent work, very professional and useful: not only my text was corrected but I also learned a lot with my editor's very clear and pertinent comments. Exceptionally good work done in less than 24h, bravo!

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Julia Lurie 15 May 2020

Insane! The Best Citing Website EVER!

Insane! I finished my paper up really quickly, while keeping it still free of errors. This has saved me hours, and I guarantee you it will save you hours too! :D

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Joshua 13 May 2020

Made my paper sound better but also…

Made my paper sound better but also made me better. I received great feedback in a professional manner. No "sugar coating" works best for me and the feedback was honest.

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Chris O 13 May 2020

Amazing revision and feedback!

A great revision and they’re also really good at responding to whatever you put as your concerns or outlines you’re writing by. I tend to use passive voice a lot and put that and the outline with my paper and the feedback I go was very detailed on how I can avoid passive voice and ways to improve my paper. I will definitely use this service again!

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Judy Paul 12 May 2020

Excellent and quick editing

Excellent and quick editing

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Free sample edit

If your document is bigger than 30,000 words you’ll receive a free sample edit of 2,000 words to make sure you’re 100% happy with editor’s work before we proofread your entire document.

Transparent pricing

Our price calculator provides you with an instant quote based on the number of words you want to have proofread, the turnaround time, and any additional services. Proofreading starts at $0.016 per word.

Authority in academic writing

With over 250 free articles on academic writing and 2 million monthly visitors, the Scribbr Knowledge Base is the starting point for many academics writing their research papers.

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Can I get a sample edit?

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.

How does the sample edit work?

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.

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What is Scribbr’s 100% happiness guarantee?

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.

Can I choose between American, British and Australian English?

Yes, in the order process you can indicate your preference for American, British, or Australian English.

If you don’t choose one, your editor will follow the style of English you currently use. If your editor has any questions about this, we will contact you.

How fast can Scribbr proofread my document?

The fastest turnaround time is 24 hours.

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

  • 24 hours
  • 3 days
  • 7 days
Can Scribbr proofread my document during weekends and holidays?

Yes, regardless of the deadline you choose, our editors can proofread your document during weekends and holidays.

Example: If you select the 24-hour service on Saturday, you will receive your edited document back within 24 hours on Sunday.