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We have editors available to check your thesis 365 days per year, including weekends and holidays.

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It takes an editor more time to edit a PhD thesis. This is why we have slightly higher rates for PhD theses.


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Customers rate our proofreading service excellent!

Scribbr’s editing and proofreading services are rated 4.9/5 based on 2,366 reviews on Trustpilot.
4.9
Maxim Beckers 29 June 2022

Satisfied

I was hesitant to use such a service on the Internet, but in the end I was really satisfied with the quality of the proofreading. It is quite expensive, but I think the price is reasonable for the professional service.

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Anonymous 28 June 2022

An excellent proofreading service

An excellent proofreading service. The editors were thorough, friendly and gave advice on subtle changes I could make to improve the quality of my expression. I would recommend this service to anyone who needs a second pair of eyes on a substantive writing project.

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Nadine 28 June 2022

Very good service

Very good service! When I saw the price, I was a little shocked at first. However, now that I have seen the work behind the corrections, I find it justified. I could really learn a lot from the hints and have learned a lot about scientific work. If you have the money, I really recommend it!

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Joane Adeclas 27 June 2022

Best editing experience

Great experience with categorized comments, tips, and overall comments.

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Dilayda 27 June 2022

I am very satisfied with the editing…

I am very satisfied with the editing and proofreading service offered by Scribbr. My editor Katherine did an exceptionally good job and I would like to thank her once again for her help.

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Addie Allison 27 June 2022

So helpful!

I felt so much better about my graduate essay submission after getting edits. The feedback was thoughtful and thorough.

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Ivan S. 26 June 2022

Great

Great! Highly recommend.

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Ili 24 June 2022

Cecille did a really great job to…

Cecille did a really great job to improve my thesis. Im very satisfied!

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N G 23 June 2022

Perfect

Perfect! this was exactly what my thesis needed.

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Michel Arm 22 June 2022

Great service!

Scribbr lifted my white paper to another level. I am delighted with the contribution!

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Simona Nastasi 20 June 2022

great correction job

I am very happy with the correction of my thesis. It was detailed and constructive. The comments were really helpful and informative. I can absolutely recommend this service!

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Hanna Linderholt 20 June 2022

A strong 4

The process was really simple and I got some advice and help with better grammar and structure of sentences. The customers service was also excellent in helping me with some questions. I want to give it a strong 4, the reason for this is that it helped a lot but my teacher still had some notes on grammar/sentences after the corrections of this service

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Kathleen Benjamin 19 June 2022

Highest praise and gratitude for this service

I cannot remotely begin to adequately express how grateful I am that this service is available and for the hard work of the editing team. The customizable options are absolutely phenomenal; the 24hour option is truly live saving. The user friendly website, process of looking at information for what services I needed, information to understand how the process would work, uploading my documents, options to add notes, timely emails, and ease of accessing the revised documents was truly an impressive service. The comments on my 'most common mistakes' is a resource I will be able to use going forward to improve my writing skills, so helpful! I would highly recommend this service to anyone and everyone (maybe don't wait until your project deadline is 2 days away, but if that does happen to you like it did me, you will be so thankful for choosing this service!)

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Vivian 17 June 2022

It was amazing!

It was amazing!! The feedback improved my PhD thesis to a great extend & I am extremely happy with the great feedback & input. It was all very transparent & comprehensible.

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Celia Mok 16 June 2022

Professional editing service!

The feedback is really helpful. The editor has corrected my grammatical mistakes and made my structure clear and smooth. Overall, the editor is very professional and I recommend the service to everyone who wants to improve their writings.

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Sjaan 12 June 2022

Great competence

Great competence, 100% recommendation!

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Tiger 12 June 2022

Editing was 5-Star but overall experience is 4-Star.

The editing, proofreading, structure checks, etc. was excellent as usual and deserved a 5-star rating. But due to the mistakes in the citation checks which was partly my fault as I did not provide the required Harvard Referencing Guides, thinking that it would be the same. But apparently, Scribbr's Harvard Referencing Guide is different from what we were provided by our university. So I rate this experience as 4-Star instead. 14/06/2022 - Updates Scribbr contacted me to understand my concerns. I have to admit that in this case, the faults lies with me as I checked several Harvard Referencing Guides which most of them, if not all have slight differences from the guide provided by my university. I have to admit that despite that, Scribbr was actually very meticulous and detailed explaining each and every edition. Had I given them my guide, they would have done a perfect job. Thus I feel that it is only fair that they deserve a 5-Star.

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Om Prakash Tripathi 10 June 2022

The manuscript was improved a lot

The manuscript was improved a lot. The flow of the text improved. Grammar corrected. Overall it was excellent job done.

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Sabrina Willme 9 June 2022

Assignment was delivered way ahead of…

Assignment was delivered way ahead of time. Good advice and fantastic work

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Rienus 9 June 2022

Saved me a lot of time

Saved me a lot of time! Really nice to have someone with academics skills check your paper

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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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