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Customers rate our proofreading service excellent!

Scribbr’s editing and proofreading services are rated 4.9/5 based on 2,637 reviews on Trustpilot.
4.8
Esra 25 November 2022

Very satisfactory is the fast response

Very satisfactory is the fast response. The correction and spelling notes are very informative and helpful. I was very satisfied.

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Jaspar McNeill-Jones 25 November 2022

Reply from Scribbr

Reply from Scribbr 17 hours ago Hi Jaspar, Thank you for your 5 star review! We would love to hear some more about your order and experience with us, which is why we reached out to you. :) We are looking forward to hearing from you! Kind regards, Stijn & the Scribbr team

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Wolfgang Jast 24 November 2022

Very professional and fast feedback.

Very professional and fast feedback.

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C.A. 24 November 2022

Excellent service

I can't be happier with the service I received from the Scribbr customer service team and the editor assigned to my manuscript. The revision was thorough, professional and right on time, and the customer service guys kept me updated throughout the process. I hope my publisher is as satisfied with the language quality of my MS as I am!

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grumbiux yt 23 November 2022

Jaspar loved it because shrek loved it

Jaspar loved it because shrek loved it, so it must be good:)

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Jaspar McNeill-Jones 23 November 2022

gorgeus papa shrek would be very happy

gorgeus,papa shrek would be very happy

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Sandy gao 23 November 2022

professional and relibalbe

very helpful. I have happy with every editor except one guy there did not do his job so far. The feedback and correction I received is very professional.

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Gordon Broussard 22 November 2022

My experience with Scribbr was…

My experience with Scribbr was outstanding. All of the editors provided helpful information and were very professional. Finally, the finished product was promised on 11/21, and I received a day early. I would recommend Scribbr for any editing projects.

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Marcin 21 November 2022

I am very pleased with the service

I am very pleased with the service. I sincerely recommend it.

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A.R. 21 November 2022

Correction of Master's thesis

I had the pleasure to use the editing and proofreading services twice, as I've handed in two chapters with a delay since I hadn't finished writing them. Both correctors did a tremendous job. The quality was consistent, with the second corrector considering the style that was used for the first batch. I strongly recommend the proofreading service of Scribbr, as it really does improve the reading experience of your paper noticeably. I have also used their check for plagiarism and found it helpful, as it highlights the found overlaps with other papers visibly and makes it easy for you to decide whether it is worth rewriting a sentence or not. All in all a great experience and a strong recommendation from my side!

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Francois Niyonsaba 19 November 2022

Editing and suggestions from the Editor

Editing and suggestions from the Editor

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Khiem 17 November 2022

Good comments on the writing but there are several things to improve for the service

There was a lot of effort made by Scribbr's editor to my document. I appreciate suggestions on what to add to my writing because I had thought about it, but I didn't do to the document. The comments help the sentences flow better and make them easier to understand. I felt more confident with my document after accepting most of the comments from the editor that there was more value added to it. The editor has experience in writing that can understand my writing and make comments accordingly. The team also put effort into reaching out to me by phone to ask how I feel about the service, which I highly appreciate. The service could, however, be improved in some areas. I initially paid with a tight deadline of 1 day that the Scribbr team could not finish on time. They refunded me, but I made another order to extend the deadline to 1 week, and they were able to make it on time. They said they could not open the document because it was locked. However, it was okay on my end, and the document was shown on the website, so I was unsure what was happening. In addition, I requested a change with additional files on my order, but the change did not show on my side of the website. I understood that they might attach the change to their internal system somehow, but I was also concerned about the possibility that they ignored my request. I hope they can improve something about this that would have made my experience better. However, these downsides are not significant to me, that I might consider working with the Scribbr team again in the future.

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Alexander Bucksch 17 November 2022

The correction and tips helped my…

The correction and tips helped my Chinese student a lot in getting his paper submitted before the deadline. They also learned a lot about good style and I hope to see positive long term effects for his scientific writing.

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Bin Li 16 November 2022

The proofreading is very helpful

The proofreading is very helpful. I was satisfied with the work!

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Maram Meccawy 16 November 2022

Professional and reliable.

The proofreading service was professional, reliable, educational and returned to me on time.

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Yoyo 15 November 2022

Very nice experience

Very nice experience! The editing and correcting are constructive! The feedback really helps.

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Tina Greenwood 14 November 2022

I received detailed feedback

I received detailed feedback. Impressed with the service

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Muriel Verbeeck-Boutin 14 November 2022

first experience

first experience, very good experience.

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Oksana 13 November 2022

Great experience

The work was checked very carefully and delivered on time. Absolutely satisfied.

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Aan 13 November 2022

Really Helpful and Well Done

Really nice editing and reviewal. There were explanations for each change as well as ways to improve my essay. The notes left were sectioned and thorough. Definitely stepped my college essay up a notch!

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Proofreading & Editing, Structure Check and Clarity Check

When you select our professional proofreading and editing service, an editor will fix the language and consistency errors in your thesis, dissertation, paper, or other academic text. 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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Paper Formatting and Citation Editing

If you choose our Paper Formatting service, 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.

Scribbr’s proofreading rates for academic documents

Scribbr’s proofreading rates
Turnaround time Price (8,000 words)
7 days $161
3 days $229
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 for 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 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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