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.

Read more about the Clarity Check

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

Layout Check

The layout of your paper is also important.

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

Read more about the Layout Check

International editors

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%.

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!

 

What students are saying about us

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4.9
River dolphin 4 December 2020

Scribbr is great!

Scribbr is great! I enjoyed Scribbr service. This is the second time I've used Scribbr editing service. I've recommended Scribbr to friends.

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Jimmy 3 December 2020

Awesome but ...

I wish you can add Human Resources section and the option to select different services for the same document in different sections. For example thesis that is 100 pages I would have the option to only proofread pages 1-30, check clarity for pages 31-60 and structure check for pages 61-100.

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MK 3 December 2020

Excellent Professional Editing Service

I've worked with Michelle on several different manuscripts by now and she's been amazing. Her detailed edits are meticulous, and she identifies opportunities for major edits that could improve the article, but still leaves room for me to determine how to proceed with those more substantial edits. The Scribbr team has always been very responsive. I have no problem communicating with the team and they are ready to hear your thoughts and concerns and adjust their service accordingly.

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Amit Grewal 2 December 2020

the free apa citation tool is awesome

the free apa citation tool is awesome, way better than easybib, plus it's free. The DOI link option is also cool. It's basically like easybib, but faster/doesn't throw errors (in my experience) and free, unlike easybib which charges for APA citations. (only MLA citations are free on easybib)

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Fabiana Mendes 1 December 2020

I've used the service before but at…

I've used the service before but at this time it is much better.

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Lee 29 November 2020

Amazing and Reliable!

Wow, I didn't expect such a wonderful, thorough service. Thank you, John. You have done a fantastic job editing my thesis. I had doubts before signing up for the service due to an unsatisfied experience with another platform, but everything turned out to be a wonderful surprise and exceeding my expectation. John helped me re-write almost every sentence, which must take a lot of time. He checked my citations and facts and corrected many mistakes that I neglected. As an international student pursuing my final degree, this thesis marks my final step of higher education, and it is perfect! I will recommend this to everyone.

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Beth H 26 November 2020

Scribbr editing and proofreading…

Scribbr editing and proofreading services are invaluable for my work. They help identify areas that need clarification and ensure my grammar is top notch. Well worth the investment and support.

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Qian 26 November 2020

I so appreciate the editor's work

I so appreciate the editor's work, effective, precise, and with great result.

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Sadia 24 November 2020

Great and fast service.

Great and fast service.

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Jonathan 24 November 2020

Timely and great work

Timely and great work! It decisively increased the quality of my articles and peer appreciation. Additionally, personalized feedback helped me improve my writing.

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MY 23 November 2020

Helpful

Each editor at the Scribbr is always helpful. However, I highly recommend the writers to carefully reread the edited paper because sometimes our own intent and after editing are different. Beside that, I have been learning many grammatical and/or academic wiring things from them a lot! So Thank you!!

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Very professional 21 November 2020

The editor is very professional and…

The editor is very professional and helpful!

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I.Leon 21 November 2020

Fantastic job

Fantastic job, great feedback. Thank you Doug!!

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MY 20 November 2020

helpful

very helpful explanation as always

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Elisab 20 November 2020

Service faster than expected

Service faster than expected. Very good revision of my text. Real kind revisor.

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Richard Barsh 19 November 2020

YOU GUYS ARE AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!

Thank you soooo much!!! This was soooo helpful. . . I have gotten SOOO many A's because of you guys. I have learned a lot about how to do soo much. There is soo much I can't even list it all. You guys really are truly AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Love you!!!

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Dinuka Lakshan 18 November 2020

This is an amazing website

This is an amazing website. it helps me a lot. thank you for you.

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Jaqueline Santos 17 November 2020

Excellent team.

Excellent team.

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Red 17 November 2020

Scribbr Editors are Fantastic!!

Scribbr Editors are Fantastic!! As always, the Scribbr editors are wonderful. I get solid feedback that I can use to improve my writing. The editor sees clearly where I am going and helps me get there. I love this service!!!

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ali baradar 17 November 2020

Acknowledgments

Hello I'm very happy to meet you at Scribbr. Your work and attitude were excellent. I also recommend other students and faculty to use Scribbr services. I wish for you success. Thanks a lot

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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 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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