How does the paper editing process work?

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Easily upload & select pages

Upload your whole document and select which pages you want proofread. You pay only for the words you select.

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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 paper, essay, or assignment. All of our editors are experts in their field and are subject to rigorous training.

Choose proofreading service and deadline

Additional services and deadline

Select additional services such as the Structure Check, Clarity Check, or Citation Editing, and choose a turnaround time.

Step 1: Comprehensive paper editing

First, the paper editor provides a comprehensive edit for sentence structure, academic style, and consistency. Your editor will always use 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 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 any language errors that you may have overlooked.

Your paper proofreader focuses on correcting your spelling, grammar, and punctuation. They will also ensure there is consistency in style choice, such as abbreviations and numerals.

Step 3: Personalized writing advice

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

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

Additional Paper Editing Services

Structure Check

With the Structure Check, your editor will provide 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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Citation Editing

Citation experts can make sure your sources are cited correctly, whether you use APA style, MLA Style, or any other citation style.

The citation expert will make sure your in-text citations, footnotes, and references meet all the requirements.

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Scribbr 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 4.9/5 rating from thousands of satisfied students.

Starting at $0.017 per word

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The editors at Scribber edited and proofread my paper, making it much better. All the edits are done in a way that you can accept and decline the edit, so you see your original paper with the edits superimposed on it. There were lots of comments and explanations to show my why the editors changed something. At the end I also got some comments and and overview of the top mistakes in my paper. It's very useful for both improving that one paper but also for helping me become a better writer. I also love that the editors are very knowledgeable on the APA format and helped me format by paper according to APA guidelines!

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I contacted the Scribbr team with a pressing need, proofreading my 85k PhD thesis in 7 days. The Scribbr team replied promptly and accepted my job, even if that meant splitting the work between different editors, which did not happen eventually. The proofreading itself was open to my needs, very constructive and of high quality, and most importantly it was delivered on time! My experience speaks for itself. I am very satisfied with the job, and I would highly recommend it.

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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 document 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 utilized by our paper editors to deliver the best result.

Available 24/7

You can upload your document 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 for 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.