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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 specialists 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 Reference Check.

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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Sophie 27 May 2020

Great service

I’m very satisifed with the service The editor finished editing my document eariler and made it a lot better

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Gylfi Dalmann Adalsteinsson 27 May 2020

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Great service

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Samuel Kwashie Amegbor 26 May 2020

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Am very grateful for an excellent work done. Thank Sir.

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Simon McCool 26 May 2020

i was really impressed by the way Sean…

i was really impressed by the way Sean edited and fed-back to me on my thesis. Invaluable support that could mean a huge grade difference. Thank you.

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maria querol bataller 25 May 2020

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It is easy to use and the the review is very completed. I am completely satisfy

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Aino 23 May 2020

Highly recommended!

Meticulous job, plus the check-up was ready ahead of time! I was expecting to just see revisions but there was a load of explanations and justifications for the changes as well, so as a bonus I also learned a lot.

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Georgina Ruth Ward 22 May 2020

I found this service to be invaluable…

I found this service to be invaluable to me. I find proof reading my own work nearly impossible and this service gave me peace of mind. The suggestions were inspirational and the service was prompt and thorough. Wish I had found this service earlier in my course.

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Mr.Smith 22 May 2020

My Secret weapon

My Secret weapon. This service is outstanding and helps me get back about 3 hours of editing, and formatting time. Highly recommended

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CAROLINA 21 May 2020

Great Job

The editor really have made a great effort to understand my paper and I really appreciate that as well as his explanations, which were very detailed. Thank you so much,

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claudia canedoli 19 May 2020

Excell review

Excell review, fast, personalized, useful comments! Highly recommended!

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Emanuel Wison 18 May 2020

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the editor helped me out. I received positive feedback

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Ari Reiserer 18 May 2020

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I love this resource! Unlike EasyBib, which is almost unusable because of how many adds there are and how laggy it is, the site is fast, easy to navigate, and so aesthetically-pleasing! Thank you Scribbr!

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Marta 15 May 2020

Excellent work

Excellent work, very professional and useful: not only my text was corrected but I also learned a lot with my editor's very clear and pertinent comments. Exceptionally good work done in less than 24h, bravo!

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Julia Lurie 15 May 2020

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Insane! I finished my paper up really quickly, while keeping it still free of errors. This has saved me hours, and I guarantee you it will save you hours too! :D

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Joshua 13 May 2020

Made my paper sound better but also…

Made my paper sound better but also made me better. I received great feedback in a professional manner. No "sugar coating" works best for me and the feedback was honest.

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Chris O 13 May 2020

Amazing revision and feedback!

A great revision and they’re also really good at responding to whatever you put as your concerns or outlines you’re writing by. I tend to use passive voice a lot and put that and the outline with my paper and the feedback I go was very detailed on how I can avoid passive voice and ways to improve my paper. I will definitely use this service again!

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Judy Paul 12 May 2020

Excellent and quick editing

Excellent and quick editing

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Matthias L 11 May 2020

Great Experience

Great Experience. Was long looking for a professional proofreading service for my academic papers. The website seemed sometimes a little flashy and wasn't sure what to expect, but Dillon did an outstanding job and suggested very nice sentence structure changes. Will be happy to come back in the future.

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Jingnan Liu 10 May 2020

Very good editing

Very good editing! They do many works, providing detail suggestions to improve my reading style!

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Per U 9 May 2020

Excellent

Excellent work, really helped my paper improve.

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Frequently asked questions

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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
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.

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 editingAvailable 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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