Papers, essays, reports and more...

We are specialized in proofreading and editing study-related texts in a variety of disciplines.

Whether you are writing your first college essay or finishing your bachelor’s or master’s thesis, we can help you improve your work.

We offer our proofreading and editing service in eight languages.

Both editing and proofreading

Our editors will not only correct typos, language mistakes and punctuation errors, but also ensure that your paper is consistent and academic in style.

We use Word’s Track Changes, so you can easily decide which changes to accept.

Feedback and personalized improvement letter

In addition to making changes directly in the text, our editors ask useful questions, provide suggestions and offer tips to help you become a better writer!

Additional services

Clarity Check

If you select the Clarity Check, you’ll receive feedback on the clarity of your ideas and arguments.

You’ve probably read your text over and over again. A fresh pair of eyes will ensure your paper is clear and free of contradictions.

The result is a clear and logical story.

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Structure Check

Do you want to ensure your paper is well-structured and organized? Meet the Structure Check.

The editor will highlight repetition and redundancy and ensure that every chapter contains the right information. After the Structure Check is finished, you can rest assured that your paper is organized.

Read more about the Structure Check

Paper Formatting

The format of your paper is also important.

Our paper formatting experts can help you with your table of contents, lists of tables and figures, page numbering, paragraph formatting, and headings.

Read more about the Paper Formatting service

Editors international

Professional editors

Who better to ask to proofread your French, Spanish or German essay than a native speaker?

We only work with professional editors who hold a university degree, are experienced academic writing experts and can improve the writing of native speakers.

Every editor has successfully completed the Scribbr Academy, which has a passing rate of only 5%.

Deadline and service options [EN]

Choose your deadline

You can select your deadline. Your document can be proofread and edited within 24 hours. A deadline of 72 hours or one week is also possible.

You can also select additional services, such as the Clarity Check, Structure Check and Citation Editing.

Don't pay more than necessary

Easily select the pages you want to have proofread. You don’t need to pay for the reference list, table of contents or appendices.

You never pay more than necessary!

 

Customers rate our proofreading service excellent!

Scribbr’s editing and proofreading services are rated 4.9/5 based on 2,772 reviews on Trustpilot.
4.8
Ursula 26 January 2023

excellent review service

excellent review service, fast complete, syntax, grammar, logic logic all reviewed.

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p m 26 January 2023

Exceptionally professional

Exceptionally professional, timely and very constructive editing work. Once again I am fully satisfied with Scribbr's work.

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John Anderson 25 January 2023

Both the in-text corrections and the…

Both the in-text corrections and the comments were very helpful! It's nice to have consistency in a document (e.g., common use of acronyms, punctuation, and pointing out where we hadn't defined terms), especially after it's been through multiple rounds of edits from co-authors. This copy-edit brought everything back to a consistent baseline. I would recommend this service, and will likely use it again in future

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Elsa 24 January 2023

The corrections and feedback were very precise

The corrections and feedback were very helpful to improve my essay and future works !

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Gentiana 24 January 2023

Best experience ever

Best experience ever! I highly recommend it!

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Shemar Bito 23 January 2023

I wrote my thesis in Dutch

I wrote my thesis in Dutch, which was then corrected by an Scribbr-editor. Feedback and explanations were very clear and understanding. The spellings- and grammatical control were amazing.

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Tijana Premovic 21 January 2023

All around I'm satisfied

All around I'm satisfied. They are quick and professional. One thing only, sometimes when words are profession specific the who looked att my text changed it into something unrelated. So, be careful.

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gerard bellefeuille 17 January 2023

Excellent service

Great service.

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Pernille 17 January 2023

Very competent proofreading that surely…

Very competent proofreading that surely improved the language for a writer who is not English speaking.

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KILLERSCHEP Gaming 17 January 2023

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alisha usman 16 January 2023

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This is no joke one of the best websites out there! It is really helpful, saves a lot of time and plus is free! I highly recommend it!

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Sarah Condino 16 January 2023

very useful po kasi nagagamit ko sya ng…

very useful po kasi nagagamit ko sya ng bongga

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Rehab Eid 14 January 2023

They have a commitment to deadlines

They have a commitment to deadlines, and this indicates seriousness. Language correction is done in an excellent academic manner. Actually they are outstanding

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LM 13 January 2023

Final Doctoral Paper

An author recommended Scribbr to me and I was very happy with their work! Service had a quick turnaround and was thorough. I appreciate all the comments, edits, and justification for the changes. I could tell Doug (the editor) spent significant time on my work and understood my topic. Doug was professional and personable. This was a high-stakes assignment for me and Scribbr helped reduce my stress. Highly recommend and would use this service again!

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Alexánder Nempëque Quinchía 12 January 2023

My article had a great improvement and…

My article had a great improvement and the editor help me to understand some of my regular mistakes. The article goes directly to a magazine and now I am more confident about the details I was no seeing. Very detailed and accurate. The article is in Spanish and Virgina was great in suggestions.

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zz xx 11 January 2023

Nice experience

I really appreciate their help with my essay's structure, citations. And they were really fast!

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Victoria 11 January 2023

Very useful edits that improved my paper

I recommend it in terms of structure, language and content analysis. I got very useful suggestions, corrections and comments. The only drawback was that my paper needed to follow specific requirements towards paper format, which I had provided, but the review didn't consider them. As long as you follow the format requirements yourself and take account of other suggestions, this is a fantastic service! You can precalculate how much a review would cost for you without any registration or payments, which is also very useful.

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Lucy finch 11 January 2023

best

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Daniel Atherton 9 January 2023

Plagiarism checker can be misleading but customer service is great.

EDIT: Since posting this review the customer service has actually been exemplary so I have changed from a 1 to a 4. Still not happy with the scare high-risk alert but the customer service has been really good and I've been left with a satisfactory outcome. Performed on of the free check to be met with big red warnings telling me the risk of plagiarism was high which prompted me to purchase a full check. The results were for words like 'and' or 'the' or my references being flagged. These DO NOT warrant plagiarism and I feel I was panicked into buying a premium check. Not only this, but I exited the premium check screen and was unable to get it back. I was never prompted to create an account when purchasing the report so it is not saved anywhere. I didn't even get the chance to fully review it. I wasn't happy so I contacted them to ask for a refund because it says on their website, word for word, 'Not 100% happy? Get your money back, no questions asked.' and they've not replied to me for 5 days. I sent a follow up email 2 days ago which they've also not responded to. Their premium checks are not worth the money, do not let the scary 'high risk of plagiarism' screen scare you.

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JaD 9 January 2023

good

Really fast!

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Frequently asked questions

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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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