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.

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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 4.9 score on Trustpilot.

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Anssi Kanervisto 19 September 2021

PhD dissertation review

I submitted my PhD dissertation for language check. Not only was the language corrected throughout (which, as a non-native speaker, often happens), but the suggestions also helped me to describe the concepts in more readable manner! The technical background of the editor helped to point out things that were too specific and required further explanation, and also things that probably do not need extensive explanation (a reader should know it). Overall, I am very happy with the results, and will happily use the same services in future!

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Margarita Collazo-Ortega 15 September 2021

The work of the reviewer was very…

The work of the reviewer was very satisfied. I' always send my papers to Scribr because the work thwy make is excellent

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Tom Andersson 15 September 2021

Efficient and thorough work!

Efficient and thorough work!

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Marcin 14 September 2021

Great job

Great job! Thank you!

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María Guadalupe Ramírez 14 September 2021

Very good service

Scribbr offers a reliable, serious and quality service. I use it to proofread my academic essays and it has never failed me. The proofreaders' comments are very detailed and help me to improve my written expression.

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RM 14 September 2021

very good!!

Very good service, quick and very satisfied. I would like to use this service again.

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It's easy and very accurate

It's easy and very accurate. Thanks!

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L P 11 September 2021

Measured and Balanced

My editor gave a measured and balanced assessment of my writing, offering appropriate changes and even providing rationale for those changes. Further, she sent me a couple article links in the editing comments in order to further explain how to fix some of my errors or bad habits.

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Melisa 9 September 2021

I'm so happy with the proofreading!

I'm so happy with the proofreading! The editors are so kind!the feedback they provide are excellent!

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Donavon Dixon 8 September 2021

this help me great with my EDPM class…

this help me great with my EDPM class execpt i could not find a name to use as a referance.

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this site is informative

this site is informative. thank you.

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Leonard Johnson 1 September 2021

Thank you so much for helping me…

Thank you so much for helping me improve my essay I got positive feedback from my instructor! You guys did a wonderful job I recommend you guys to everyone

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Regis edited my thesis for my masters…

Regis edited my thesis for my masters program and she did a fantastic job! I received my results back in 2 days, even though the initial estimated time was one week. She really elevated my paper! I would definitely use this service again!

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Dovile 29 August 2021

Great service and support

Great service and support. I am very happy with the editing. Reliable, fast and high quality. Highly recommend. Thanks to the whole team for the great work.

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Globaltraveler 29 August 2021

Well done

Did a good job in fixing my references in accordance with the requirements.

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Kevin Z. 29 August 2021

Excellent service!

Excellent service!

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Naru s 27 August 2021

Highly recommended

Highly recommended. Great support and thank you for your service.

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Francois Niyonsaba 24 August 2021

Very satisfied with the comments and…

Very satisfied with the comments and suggestions made.

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Daisy 23 August 2021

Quality and professional editing

The editors provide detailed and useful feedback that made my manuscripts closer in line with academic standards for journal publication. I use the 24-hour editing service twice and my experience with Scribbr is great.

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I almost lost all my references but they were all saved here and I couldn't be happier. Almost cried tears of happiness. This is a life savers

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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.