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4.8
abc 2 August 2021

Professional, Fair and Fast

I gave my dissertation to Scribbr for it to undergo a 'clarity check' and it to be 'proofread & edited'. My editor was Aimee. She did a decent job with proofreading and editing and I learnt a lot from her feedback regarding this. Also, she completed her work within the deadline which I appreciate as this was a stressful time for me. The fact that she met the deadline gave me a lot of relief as I knew I would be able to submit my work in time. However, I was not happy that my assigned editor did not have a scientific background as I thought Scribbr would assign an appropriate editor as I am studying Pharmaceutical Science and Aimee had a PhD in literature and philosophy. Thus the clarity check was not as good as I expected since the basic theory of my work was not understood. As I expressed my dissatisfaction on the Scribbr website regarding this, I immediately received a phone call within 4 min. I spoke to Chris (Scribbr Team) on the phone and they took my feedback seriously and explained to me that an editor with a scientific background was not available at that moment in time and to meet my deadline and Aimee was given the difficult task of providing clarity to my work. On the phone we then came to fair solution to resolve this issue. They promised me an appropriate refund for their service. I believe this was fair. All in all, I would recommend Scribbr for future students. As they treated me professionally. They are quick with their response. In order to be so quick and efficient they clearly must have an organised system in place. They are also fair when student are not satisfied with the feedback. In the foreseeable future, I can see myself using Scribbr for my personal statement and my master degree as they have earnt my respect. I would like to thank Aimee and Chris from the Scribbr team for their help. Thank You.

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Consumer 30 July 2021

Recommendable service

The editor red through the paper carefully and gave some valuable inputs. Furthermore the editor was super efficient and I got the paper much faster than expected. Really can recommend this service. 👍🏼

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Anon 29 July 2021

My editor did a good job on language…

My editor did a good job on language but if you are looking for someone to approve your thesis, you need to communicate better with your supervisor. I was super excited because my editor suggested a lot of changes, but he was not an expert in the field I was writing. He JUST knew about grammar and sentence structure. My supervisor rejected my thesis draft anyway. So don't expect any miracles and communicate primarily with your supervisor, Scribbr will just help you make your sentences grammatically correct. I asked Scribbr to help me with the suggestions my supervisor made but they said that wasn't a part of their service.

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JB 27 July 2021

Nice experience.

I needed a document proofread in order to submit it to a journal. The feedback came quickly and were very relevant. I recommend!

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Majed 26 July 2021

Thank you very much

Thank you very much. Your revision helped me a lot.

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anon 25 July 2021

very professional and meticulous work

very professional and meticulous work, plus useful tips for improving the article. top class!

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Dona Azizi 20 July 2021

Very thorough work

Very thorough work. I am happy with the results. The editor also worked very quick, which I appreciate. She also delivered extensive details about the errors in my text. I definitely recommend this service.

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KAPSA ELZBIETA 14 July 2021

fast and efficient help.

Thank you very much for fast and efficient help. very careful analysis of the text and comments .

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Tam 9 July 2021

Kaitlyn on the chat feature stayed with…

Kaitlyn on the chat feature stayed with me for an entire hour when I was unable to upload my paper as the screen froze. She uploaded for me and completed each step. She went above and beyond, give the girl a raise!!

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customer 7 July 2021

Incredible editing service!

I consider myself a good writer. When I sent my dissertation to Scribbr, I hoped I would get something back that was worth the investment. My editor Ben was incredible. He went above and beyond anything I expected. I was concerned that my editor would not understand my topic well and therefore would only make surface-level editing or revising suggestions. I felt like Ben not only understood good writing, he also seemed to understand my topic. He not only made many editing suggestions - following APA 7 AND my university's dissertation guide - but he also suggested ways to make my writing sound more professional. He found places in my paper where I needed to add transition paragraphs or reword sentences to make them clearer. I would highly recommend Scribbr to anyone needing professional editing services!

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Maria 7 July 2021

I was very happy with the work done by…

I was very happy with the work done by the editors! I handed in my Bachelor´s thesis in different parts and although different editors worked on the different parts, they turned out cohesive. Moreover, the editors added useful feedback and links regarding the mistakes make and how to prevent them in the future. Thanks a lot for your help!

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Katie L. 6 July 2021

Scribbr copyedited my dissertation and…

Scribbr copyedited my dissertation and did a wonderful job. The editor gave wonderful suggestions and insights. I appreciate all of her hard work!

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Beatriz 3 July 2021

I owe a debt of gratitude to Scribbr

I owe a debt of gratitude to Scribbr, in particular to editor Kristin! Her copyediting work is excellent! Indeed, editor Kristin's insightful comments and helpful feedback helped me to bring my doctoral dissertation to a higher level. I am forever grateful!

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Jordi 1 July 2021

Thesis checked on language and grammar

I sent my thesis for checking language and grammar. My editor Ben made really useful changes throughout my entire thesis, it lifted my thesis up to a way more professional and academic style, can't thank you enough, great service!

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Maria 1 July 2021

I got an English language edit on my…

I got an English language edit on my research paper. Very satisfied with the result.

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Diana Maria Contreras Mojica 29 June 2021

I already thank Alexandra for their…

I already thank Alexandra for their great job. She went through the document, not only checking English but also doing excellent suggestions. Thanks for allocating my manuscript to her. I am very grateful for that.

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Gregory Timmons 27 June 2021

Definitely was worth it

Definitely was worth it, Edited everything and gave awesome critiques. Will be using again.

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camille 26 June 2021

Amazing critical feedback and helpful editing for thesis proposal

The editors for my lit review and APA referencing helped me a lot! The critical feedback in writing and suggestions helped a lot in my writing and I was able to narrow down themes and questions for my thesis proposal! I was able to then pass and get accepted into the thesis programme. Thank you Scribbr! Worth the money and would definitely use again for my final thesis :)

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Tove 22 June 2021

The editor of Scribbr that checked my…Alexandra R.

The editor of Scribbr that checked my document really helped me out. Especially, I appreciated the comments inform me about confusing and uncompleted sentences. The feedback was excellent and enabled me to improve my writing and finish my work. Thank you!

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Xiangyang Mou 21 June 2021

Nice Job

Elaborate work on editing and proofreading!

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Proofreading & Editing, Structure Check and Clarity Check

When you select our Proofreading & Editing service, an editor will fix the language and consistency errors in your thesis, paper and essay. You’ll receive a personalized improvement letter designed to help you recognize and correct your most frequent mistakes.

Additionally, you can choose the Structure Check to receive feedback on the structure and organization of your document or the Clarity Check for advice on how to tell a clearer and more compelling story.

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Layout Check and Citation Editing

If you choose our Layout Check, we will generate a table of contents and a list of tables and figures. We’ll also add page numbers for you. This service costs an additional $0.30 per page per item.

You can also have your citations checked for consistency. The Citation Editing Service costs $2.75 per source.

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Per-word rate

The cost is calculated based on the number of words you want checked and the per-word rate. The per-word rate depends on the deadline you choose. Additionally, there is a setup fee of $25.

Proofreading & Editing rates

Proofreading rates
Service Turnaround time Price (8,000 words)
Proofreading & Editing 7 days $161
Proofreading & Editing 3 days $229
Proofreading & Editing 24 hours $297

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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 get a sample edit?

Yes, if your document is longer than 30,000 words, you will get a sample of approximately 2,000 words. This sample edit gives you a first impression of the editor’s editing style and a chance to ask questions and give feedback.

How does the sample edit work?

You will receive the sample edit within 24 hours after placing your order. You then have 24 hours to let us know if you’re happy with the sample or if there’s something you would like the editor to do differently.

Read more about how the sample edit works

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.

Can I choose between the 6th and 7th editions of APA Style?

Our APA experts default to APA 7 for editing and formatting. For the Citation Editing Service you are able to choose between APA 6 and 7.

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
What types of editing does Scribbr offer?

Every Scribbr order comes with our award-winning Proofreading & Editing service, which combines two important stages of the revision process.

For a more comprehensive edit, you can add a Structure Check or Clarity Check to your order. With these building blocks, you can customize the kind of feedback you receive.

You might be familiar with a different set of editing terms. To help you understand what you can expect at Scribbr, we created this table:

Types of editing Available at Scribbr?
Proofreading
Correction of superficial mistakes, such as typos, misspellings, punctuation errors and consistency errors.
Yes!
This is the “proofreading” in Scribbr’s standard service. It can only be selected in combination with editing.
Copy editing
Focus on grammar, syntax, style, tone and the conventions of the field. The editor also considers the internal logic of the text and flags any obvious contradictions.
Yes!
This is the “editing” in Scribbr’s standard service. It can only be selected in combination with proofreading.
Line editing
Focus on language, style, concision and choices. The editor helps you strengthen your story, polish your sentences and ensure that your use of language drives home your ideas.
Yes!
Select the Structure Check and Clarity Check to receive a comprehensive edit equivalent to a line edit.
Developmental editing (i.e. content editing, substantive editing)
This is the first step of the editing process and applies to very early drafts. The editor helps you structure your ideas, decide what story to tell and find direction for your writing.
No.
This kind of editing involves heavy rewriting and restructuring. Our editors cannot help with this.

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