Step 1: Comprehensive paper editing

First, the paper editor provides a comprehensive edit for sentence structure, academic style and consistency, using track changes so you can see exactly what has been improved.

You can also choose to receive feedback on the structure and clarity of your paper. The editor follows the the Scribbr Improvement Model and gives you suggestions and tips in the comments.

Step 2: Professional paper proofreading

Next, the editor proofreads the document to fix all those language errors that you might overlook.

Your paper proofreader focuses on correcting your spelling, grammar, and punctuation, as well as checking for consistency in style choices, such as abbreviations and numbers.

Step 3: Personalized writing advice

As well as proofreading and editing your paper, your editor will send you a personal note and an overview of the errors that appeared most frequently in your text.

The goal is to help you recognize your mistakes and improve your academic writing for the next time you write a paper.

Additional Paper Editing Services

Structure Check

With the Structure Check, your editor will provide you with feedback on:

  • The organization of sections
  • Transitions between paragraphs
  • Repetition and redundancy
  • Headings and titles

In addition, we will check if all important components are present and appear in the correct order.

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Clarity Check

If you want to be sure that your paper tells a clear and logical story, consider selecting the Clarity Check service.

Your paper editor uses two checklists to help you better articulate your arguments and avoid contradictions.

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Reference Check

Reference specialists can make sure your sources are cited correctly, whether you use APA style, MLA format or any other citation style.

The reference specialist will make sure your in-text citations, footnotes and reference page meet all the requirements.

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Essay editors

Experienced paper editors

Scribbr editors are carefully selected and trained by our quality management team, so you can have confidence that only the best editors will edit your paper.

All of our paper editors have completed the challenging Scribbr Academy, and they’ve earned a 9.8 rating from thousands of satisfied students.

How does the paper editing process work?

upload and select pages

Easily upload & select pages

Upload your whole document and select the pages of your paper that you want proofread. You pay only for the words you want edited.

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Indicate your field of study

Indicate your field of study, so we can select the right paper editor to proofread and edit your text. Rest assured that your editor is familiar with your field of study.

Choose proofreading service and deadline

Additional services and deadline

You can add the Structure Check, Clarity Check or Reference Check to your order. Finally, choose your deadline. We have a fast 24-hour service, as well as 3-day and 7-day options.

Starting at $0.016 per word

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What students are saying about us

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9.8
Matthew Carnegie 26 February 2020

Very Happy

The service is great and would recommend it to anyone that needs fine-tuning assignments

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JK 25 February 2020

Language check of my PhD thesis

I received comment by the deadline that was agreed, and the comments really improved the manuscript. Even though the probably was not very familiar in the field of my research, she was able to give good comments that did not affect scientific content of my thesis. Also the price of the service was very reasonable compared to other services we have been using. Strong recommendation.

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laura way 25 February 2020

thanks and comments

Sean's proofreading is quick and helpful. I do appreciate for that. However, if there is a follow-up Q&A for the edited work, things will be more excellent. I sent my questions to the working staff of information desk last time, but there is no response.

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Marko - Finland 22 February 2020

Excellent Job

Excellent Job! Good advices on academic writing as well. Very good and punctional Service. Negatives.. hmm.. nothing. Thanks once again Timothy!

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David 20 February 2020

Helpful

They did exactly what they said they were going to do, proofreading by a knowledgeable person. Helped a lot!

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Anonymous 19 February 2020

English is my second language

English is my second language. The edits I receive on Scribbr are always, without doubt, enough to make my work ready for submission.

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Katja 16 February 2020

Very careful and helpful editing

Again I'm very happy with the editing of my manuscript. Thank you.

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Hoyoon Jung 15 February 2020

This is great!

This is great!

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Kurt 12 February 2020

The Scribbr editor did a great job

The Scribbr editor did a great job! They caught a lot of things we missed and made many great suggestions for improving the overall document.

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C. Hines 10 February 2020

Highly Recommend

I highly recommend the Scribbr service for editing needs. James, my editor, did a terrific job of editing my dissertation draft. He was efficient, pointed out 'the most common mistakes' and included comments in the document that were helpful to revise. The customer service team was very helpful with questions before utilizing the service and after signing up. Thank you, helping me to present my best work. ~ C. Hines

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Michelle Jiang 9 February 2020

Frank is a fantastic editor

Frank is a fantastic editor. He is attentive to every single detail and provided the professional suggestions.I would highly recommend Scribbr Proofreading service and my editor's work. Michelle

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User 5 February 2020

Great service

Done on time and it the help made my writing concise in a natural manner. Very happy with the service.

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Diddi 5 February 2020

I was very happy with the review work

I was very happy with the review work. It was spot on and included many thoughtful suggestions. The reviewer clearly made the effort to understand the subject matter and offered numerous useful comments and thougts. Overall, excellent work!

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Samuel Kwashie Amegbor 3 February 2020

Your work was very good

Your work was very good, sorry it was an over site hence the delay. thanks

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Amy 31 January 2020

Loved the feedback

Loved the feedback! Thank you for comments!

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El Armadillo Hostil 27 January 2020

Great service

Great service It helps a lot because both you know or you do not know the APA format you. do not have to search for all the necessary information , know that you just enter the link and it does that for you!!!

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Bananaphone 24 January 2020

good it helps me whith my homework

good it helps me whith my homework

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Y Hong 22 January 2020

Good quality English edits and overall…

Good quality English edits and overall improvement of writing. Streamlined uploading and delivery. Variable pricing that will fit most of your needs. Fast delivery. Will definitely use again.

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Elife OZTURK 21 January 2020

Sorry for late response

Sorry for late response. Thank you for your recommendations.

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Jasmin Laurencic 20 January 2020

Amazing work done in time

Amazing work done in time. Helpfull suggestions and comments that make your project understandable and easy to read... Thank you Scribbr team

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3 more benefits of Scribbr's paper editing service

100% happiness guarantee

The goal of our paper editors is to get the best out of your paper.

If you’re not completely happy with the services you receive, we’ll check your paper again for free or give you your money back.

Authority in academic writing

Scribbr’s extensive Knowledge Base has hundreds of helpful articles on everything to do with academic writing – from language rules to citing sources to writing a great research paper.

All this expert knowledge is used by our paper editors to deliver the best result.

Available 24/7

You can upload your paper at any time of day or night, and we’re always happy to answer your questions before, during or after the editing process.

You can reach our friendly support team via live chat, phone or email.

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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.

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 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.

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.