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 improving 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, Scribbr splits 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 what Scribbr services you need to select to get the desired feedback.

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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 each chapter and in the proper 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 be certain 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, then we’ll help you fix those problems in your text.

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Reference and Layout Check

Our Reference Check and Layout Check will help ensure you’re using 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 you have proper overall formatting.

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Experienced PhD Editors

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

Are you working with LaTeX files?

We’ve got you. We can 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.


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Frank did an amazing job

Frank did an amazing job, which greatly exceeded my expectations! He caught over five-times the number of errors that I thought may have existed. I accepted nearly all of his proposed changes, and the few that I did not, I seriously considered.He had many ways to better word things, which greatly improved the clarity of my writing. He corrected many subject-verb agreement flaws, which I am weak at, and he separated compound sentences with commas, which I rarely forget. Frank has an incredible eye for detail; for example, he even caught missing spaces within a couple formulas and tables.Frank was familiar with the subject matter—economics—down to the technical level. For example, he knew that economists conventionally write price elasticities of demand as positive numbers, although they are technically negative numbers. As I did not mention this in my text, he knew it would confuse my readers, and he recommended I explain this technicality in more detail. I was very impressed! Frank also gave advice on how to present graphs/equations more clearly, and he caught a few labeling errors between these and the body of the text, which is well beyond what traditional proofreaders do.These are only a few examples of how Frank has improved my writing. I give Frank five out of five stars—he is truly a master in his field. Without question, I will use Scribbr’s services again, and I will recommend them to my friends, colleagues, and students. Thank you!

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I had the impression that the editor is not quite familiar with the field of study of my article. Besides that, in my last Scribbr review, almost every sentence was reconstructed in a more direct way, differently from this review. Or my English has really improved from that time to today (since I learned with the corrections from the last review), or the review was this time made in less detail. As I do not know, I will give 5 stars to avoid being unfair. However, I will think twice in ordering Scribbr again.

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Lora Milan was very helpful, very prompt, giving always an excellent feedback to all my papers. I have worked with Lora for the last 8 months and never been disappointed, her editing work has been done in timely manner, with detailed feedback and high quality.

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David Peterson 3 July 2019

I highly recommend this service!

The editor was patient and thorough in the proofreading and restructuring of my PhD dissertation. He provided detailed feedback so I understood why certain suggested changes were made, and was particularly helpful with reorganizing and trimming my abstract so it fit general formatting and content standards. I now feel more confident about how my dissertation will be evaluated through my institution's external review process.

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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.

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%.

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Transaction fee of 3,5%.

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Transaction fee of 3,2%.

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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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