Our academic editing and proofreading services

Dissertation Proofreading

Your dissertation can be carefully and sensitively proofread by one of our talented, professional editors, ensuring that your written English is clear, fluent and precise.

A piece of work that you can take immense pride in.

Dissertation Proofreading

Thesis Proofreading

Writing your PhD thesis invariably takes great time and effort.

By using our thesis proofreading service you can be sure that all your endeavours to build an original, persuasive argument will be fully recognized and appreciated.

Thesis Proofreading

Essay Proofreading

Essay writing can be a major challenge, requiring language that is concise, vigorous and engaging.

Our experienced editors can offer invaluable advice on producing winning essays so that eventually you will no longer even need our essay proofreading service.

Essay Proofreading

Why academic proofreading?

Writing an academic essay or dissertation can be difficult and challenging. When you submit your work or prepare your essay for publication you need 100% certainty that it is completely free of errors, inconsistencies and grammatical muddle.

By using the Scribbr Academic Proofreading Service all mistakes are corrected and with our friendly feedback you will learn how to be a better writer.

We’ve already proofread over 10,000 academic documents!

Best academic proofreading service

More and more students know where to find us. Their happy reviews are the reason we work hard every day!

9.8
Chu 15 October 2018

Very efficient working and very…

Very efficient working and very detailed instructions. Perfect for international students or ESL learners

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Talaat Al-Alwani 15 October 2018

very accurate

very accurate

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Egon Bech Hansen 14 October 2018

fast efficient and to the point.

fast efficient and to the point. Good service Egon Bech Hansen

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Juan D. 14 October 2018

The best prooreading service in the web

The best prooreading service in the web

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Chenran Zhang 12 October 2018

Everything is good.

Everything is good.

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Stina 11 October 2018

Lifesaver

Very quick and super helpful. A real lifesaver!

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Fran 11 October 2018

Professional

Professional

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Flavia 11 October 2018

excellent and accurate

Te revision was very accurate and with useful hint.

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Farid Chouery 10 October 2018

I think I have a great document now

I think I have a great document now

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Sina 10 October 2018

Sehr professionelle Korrektur meiner…

Sehr professionelle Korrektur meiner BA, die ich nach 4 Tagen bereits zurückbekommen habe. Auch als ich bei der Bearbeitung im Nachgang nochmals Fragen hatte, wurden diese an meine Korrektorin weitergeleitet und zeitnah beantwortet :) Insgesamt kann ich das Lektorat und Korrekturlesen von Scribbr auf jeden Fall weiterempfehlen.Einen Stern Abzug gibt es allerdings für die Plagiatsprüfung, die ich bei meiner Bestellung dazu gebucht hatte. Hier fand ich es schade, dass vorher nicht explizit angemerkt wird, dass die Quellenangaben im Literaturverzeichnis als mögliche Plagiate angezeigt werden (Tipp: die Anmerkung dazu nicht nur in der Anleitung erwähnen, sondern auch in den FAQs). Als Ergebnis erhielte ich nämlich bestimmt über 20 mögliche Plagiate, die sich auf das Literaturverzeichnis beziehen und somit den wahren Ähnlichkeitsscore verfälschten. Hätte man dies nochmal angemerkt, hätte ich mein Dokument ohne Literaturverzeichnis hochgeladen. Als ich mich diesbezüglich an den Service gewandt habe, wurde sich dafür zwar entschuldigt und mir mitgeteilt, dass ich mir bei 7% keine Sorgen machen muss, allerdings habe ich dann wieder auf der Webseite von Scribbr gelesen, dass alles ab 5 % problematisch sein könnte. Ich bin also leider nicht wirklich schlauer als vorher und wüsste gerne den tatsächlichen Score.

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Anonymous 10 October 2018

Exceeded expectations!

Liz really exceeded any expectations I had for copyediting. I've never hired an editor before, and I was a little worried about how much bang I would get for my buck as a native English speaker who has been doing academic writing for a while. But Liz's suggestions SO improved my dissertation proposal. Thank you, Liz!

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SYAHRIL SAUFI 8 October 2018

Great work!

Great work! Thank you scribbr.

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SKB 8 October 2018

Simply excellent

Simply excellent. Starting with the response and the quality of work.

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Tammy 8 October 2018

Great editing work!

Great editing work!

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Ian Wilson 8 October 2018

Tried all the services for the first…

Tried all the services for the first time. Veryolased with the insights into structure and clarity.

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Mario 6 October 2018

Chelsea always the best

Chelsea always the best. I like the fact that for this second project, they assigned me to the same proofreader! Thank you guys for always being on time and meticulous with your job.

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Marina Voellinger 5 October 2018

excellent proofread

Tim provided a very detailed, comprehensive, and helpful proofreading. His advice were very useful and professional. Thank you Tim! :)

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Jade 4 October 2018

Great job!

Great job! The editor got back to me on time, and both corrections and suggestions are absolutely on point. I strongly recommend this service.

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Patrick 3 October 2018

I have received back a thoroughly…

I have received back a thoroughly proof-read work, with many suggestions on how to improve my writing skills in the future, even in spite of a short deadline.

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SS 3 October 2018

The quality of service is perfect

The quality of service is perfect

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Submit a completely error-free document

If you are an ESL student whose English skills leave room for improvement, or just wish to ensure there are no language mistakes in your document, then why not use the Scribbr Academic Proofreading Service?

By using our proofreading service all mistakes will be corrected via Track Changes in Microsoft Word. Our editors will also provide friendly, helpful feedback on how to improve your writing.

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Academic documents

Scribbr specializes in proofreading academic documents. All our editors have themselves written a dissertation or thesis and have first-hand experience of all the struggles that this entails.

Why not allow these willing specialists to help to improve your own writing?

Helped over 10.000 students and academics

Scribbr has many satisfied customers and has already proofread over 10,000 documents.

We would love to help you improve your document too.

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academic proofreading service mission

Scribbr is an academic proofreading service founded in 2012. The company has grown to include over 400 editors, and is now one of the largest academic proofreading companies.

We deliver premium quality work at a fair and competitive price. Both students and academics value our quality and our prompt service, rating our service at 9.8.

Questions?

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The team is 24/7 available for your questions.

Frequently asked questions

Is the editor specialized in my field of study?

Our editors are all language specialists and not specialists in your field of study. You can select your field of study while uploading and we make sure that the editor who is editing your work is familiar with editing work in your field of study. This means that your editor will understand what is written, but will not be able to give you feedback about the content.

We’ve carefully selected and trained all our editors before they started working with us. Their work is also continuously assessed to ensure that we can deliver the highest quality.

We only work with language specialists because our ultimate goal is to improve the language of your text and not the content. We believe that only those specialized in academic writing can truly improve your writing!

What is our Proofreading & Editing service?

Proofreading & Editing entails checking for errors or omissions, whether typographical, linguistic, coding or positional; wrong usage of words and expressions; and inconsistencies. On top of that, your editor will help you become a better writer in the future with a personal improvement letter.

Language use will be improved

Your editor will correct:

  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Academic style
  • Sentence structure
  • Punctuation
  • Word choice
  • Incorrect and unclear words or sentences

Personal feedback with tips and suggestions

Your editor will give you feedback about:

  • Verb tenses
  • Writing numbers
  • Introducing abbreviations
  • Taboo words
  • And some basic language rules!

Your editor will proofread your document using Word’s Track Changes. When you receive your text back, you can simply accept all changes.

 

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How long does it take to have my dissertation checked?

You can choose between three set time periods. The editor can edit your thesis within 24 hours, 72 hours or 1 week. The deadline is set as soon as you have paid.

Do you need to hand in your thesis in four days? Please choose either the 72 hours or 24 hours deadline. All the editing periods include weekends and holidays.

You will receive a notification via text message and email as soon as your thesis has been edited.

Check the How it works page for more information.

How do I receive my dissertation when the editor has finished the edit?

After your document has been edited, you will receive an email with a link to download the edited document.

The editor has made changes to your document using ‘Track Changes’ in Word.  This means that you only have to accept or ignore the changes that are made in the text one by one.

It is also possible to accept all changes at once. However, we strongly advise you not to do so for the following reasons:

  • You can learn much by looking at what mistakes you have made.
  • The editors do not only change the text, they also place comments when sentences or sometimes even entire paragraphs are unclear. We therefore advise you to read through these comments and take into account your editor’s tips and suggestions.
  • Because of the many changes, sometimes there may be double spaces, double periods, or other minor mistakes in a sentence. Checking the changes one by one, you can easily detect these minor errors.