A great first impression

You only get one shot at a first impression. Our editors polish your text to help you convey your personality and motivation in a clear, convincing way.

100% happiness guaranteed

We aim to make all our customers happy. In the unlikely event that you’re not 100% satisfied, we’ll refund your money or edit your document again for free.

Personalized writing tips

Since your application is only the beginning, your editor will provide you with personal writing tips that you can use throughout your entire career.

More than just a spell check

Scribbr editors correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors using Track Changes, but that’s not all. To bring your personal statement to the next level, they also give feedback and ensure:

  • Clear sentence structure
  • Concise, coherent phrasing
  • Consistent tone and style
  • and more…

Rest assured, we make sure your voice remains dominant throughout your personal statement.

Structure Check personal statement editing

Strengthen your structure

Choose the Structure Check to make sure your personal statement tells a complete, convincing story. Your editor gives feedback on:

  • Missing information or arguments
  • Transitions between paragraphs
  • The length and focus of each section

The Structure Check consists of in-text comments and a report with targeted improvements.

Scribbr editors

Meet your experienced personal statement editor

Scribbr editors have improved hundreds of personal statements. They know what’s important to admissions committees, and they use that knowledge to provide you with valuable feedback.

All our editors are native English speakers who passed the Scribbr Academy, our comprehensive training program.

Thanks to their passion and our high standards, students give Scribbr an excellent 4.8 score on Trustpilot.

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4.8
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Happy with results on journal paper

We asked proofreading for our journal paper. As non-native speakers, we expected some grammar and typing issues, but our editor did so much more, providing comments on style and improving sentence structure throughout the paper! I happily would recommend this service to anyone wishing for the "fresh pair of eyes" look at the paper, and will use this service again in future.

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Review about great work

I've been helped with my academic lecture. It is literature as the field and I have received a brilliant professional language review and fine recommendations on how to improve the text. Amazing work! Highly recommended!

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Scribbr offers super helpul advice

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The editing process in a nutshell

Choose proofreading service and deadline

1. Select deadline and services

Choose a turnaround time of 24 hours, 3 days, or 7 days, and let us know if you’d like to receive feedback on structure and clarity.

Ask questions about the edit

2. Share important information

Indicate your preference for American or British English, and send us your application guidelines or essay prompt.

3. Proofreading and editing

Now it’s over to us! Your editor works hard to help you strike the right tone and sends you back a perfectly polished text.

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4. Apply with confidence

The application process can be stressful, but with the help of your personal statement editor, you can apply with confidence.

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Frequently asked questions

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What kinds of admission documents does Scribbr proofread?

Scribbr can proofread any kind of academic admission document, including:

  • Personal statements
  • Statements of purpose
  • Admission essays
  • Graduate school resumes
  • Cover letters
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
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.

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.