Essay proofreading services

  • Efficient correction of all errors.
  • Helpful feedback on essay structure.
  • Write better, more readable essays.

Scribbr benefits

  • Average review score: 9.8.
  • Dedicated, experienced editors always available; no need to book in advance.
  • No hidden costs; completely transparent pricing.

Together we can craft the perfect essay

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Reliable essay specialists

Are you writing a narrative, descriptive, explanatory or a persuasive type of essay? Do you sometimes have trouble knowing exactly where the difference lies?

Rest assured, our editors know precisely how to write each type of essay.

We will ensure that the structure if your essay is clear, logical and fully complies with the most stringent academic specifications.

High quality editing

So much more than just a spell check

Automated spell checkers can be notoriously unreliable.

Friends can sometimes be a little more helpful. The editors on our essay proofreading service, however, locate and correct every single language error, bringing fluency and readability back to your text.

We will correct all errors and fine-tune your essay in the following areas:

  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Sentence and paragraph structure
  • Punctuation
  • Academic style

Feedback to improve writing

We not only correct your errors, but also help you become a better writer.

The editor who works on your essay will provide friendly, constructive feedback and offer useful, sound advice on how to improve your essay writing in general.

Even professors often find our service so helpful that they recommend Scribbr to their students.

What other students think of our essay proofreading service

Best academic proofreading service

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

PhDone 18 August 2018

Money well spent

I was very pleased with this editor’s work and found her comments to be very helpful. I feel my finished product will be publication ready! Would highly recommend!

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Ati 17 August 2018

Great editing and proofreading services

The services provided by Scribbr exceeded my expectations. I recieved my in-depth edit earlier than expected, while the quality of the corrections and comments were great. Further, Scribbr provided me with a lot of information and support, although I never encountered any issues.

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Martin Pavc 16 August 2018

Very professional and reliable…

Very professional and reliable services, I would recommend every student.

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phil 15 August 2018

was flabbergasted by the depth and…

was flabbergasted by the depth and variety of the corrections, absolutely worth it and I will definitely us it again! best

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Yang HU 14 August 2018

Very good

I am happy with their revision.

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Bin 12 August 2018

Just to recommend

Elaine is really very responsible and good at doing her job. My thesis becomes more readible and understandable after her corrections. She has really rescued my work. In fact, I could hardly believe the nonsense I have written could be rearranged in such a clear and understandable way. She also provided many important tips and advices in further improving my writing style. I really treasure her help. Scribbr is really a reliable and helpful proofreading platform. I would like to use it again for my future publications and dissertation!

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Fran 11 August 2018

The service is professional.

The service is professional.

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Wiebke 10 August 2018

The scribbr editors were of great help…

The scribbr editors were of great help to in finishing my dissertation. After I got mixed feedback on my first draft (which was already edited and think on a very high level) scribbr helped me out with a second round of editing. All of this was accompanied by an excellent and engaged service. They call you up to ask whether everything is okay. If I would ever write another dissertation -- which I won't ;) -- I would leave the language check to Scribbr again for sure!

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Kevin L. 8 August 2018

Great service, most of the time

Used Scribbr 3 times while finishing up my master degree dissertation: Editor 1: Excellent. Editor 2: Completely useless. Clearly not a native English speaker. My own English editing and proofreading abilities are far better. I could not use any of the editors suggestions. I was completely shocked at the low quality of the work this editor carried out. Editor 3: Outstanding.Overall I am happy with Scribbr, but the quality of their editors varies so much that I cannot recommend others to use them. What if someone hands in a 50,000 word thesis and it's assigned to the same editor that did a terrible job on my thesis? Seems like too much of a risk, and they were not very good about rectifying the issue (they assigned another editor to re-edit/proofread only a small portion of the piece initially worked on my the incompetent editor, and tried to push for doing as little as possible to fix the issue).The other two editors I worked with were professional and did a highly satisfying job. If all their editors were like that, I would recommend them to current postgraduate students I know without hesitation.In short, great service IF you get one of their good editors.Also, reasonably priced. I wish I'd have known about them when I was an undergraduate student.

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H.R.S 8 August 2018

Great work

Great work, very professional and sent back within the time period.

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Marta 7 August 2018

Scribbr is awesome

Scribbr is awesome! I did not only learn where I was used to be mistaken if not it also was very easy and fast to correct the notes of the editor! I'm very glad I used this website.

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Luka 6 August 2018

Friendly team

Friendly team, ready to answer all your questions, and help you with you writing

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Somebody 6 August 2018

Very helpful

I learnt a lot about academic writing style. The editor has made changes that make meaning of my original texts less ambiguous.

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Tomas Ignacio Aruani 6 August 2018

Reliable and efficient

Reliable, efficient and user centered service, Very recomendable service.

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CHEN WU 6 August 2018

i love the service very much

good work and fast speed

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ZACH GREIG 6 August 2018

Great job

Great job, as usual!

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ZACH GREIG 6 August 2018

Amazing job

Amazing job, thank-you so much I don't feel like I could do the PhD without Timothy's support.

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Yuji 5 August 2018


Bonjour,Je vous remercie beaucoup pour la correction rapide et pertinente.Quand j'aurai eu d'autres documents à corriger, je vous demanderai.Meilleures salutations,Yuji

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Michael Ortiz 3 August 2018

Although my narrative wasn’t scholarly…

Although my narrative wasn’t scholarly related. Scribble was still willing to assist me. I truly had a great experience from start to finish. The service was outstanding and well worth my time and money.

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Transparent essay proofreading rates

Starting from £0.011 per word.

Price for proofreading 1,000 words

DeadlineProofreading & Editing+ Structure Check+ Clarity Check
1 week£25+ £5.50+ £5.50
72 hours£30.50£8.30£8.30
24 hours£36+ £11.00+ £11.00

Price for proofreading 2,000 words

DeadlineProofreading & Editing+ Structure Check+ Clarity Check
1 week£36+ £11.00+ £11.00
72 hours£47£16.60£16.60
24 hours£58+ £22+ £22

Price for proofreading 5,000 words

DeadlineProofreading & Editing+ Structure Check+ Clarity Check
1 week£69+ £27.50+ £27.50
72 hours£96.50£41.50£41.50
24 hours£124+ £55+ £55

A fast and affordable essay proofreading service

How does it work?

Just follow these simple steps to submit your essay:

  1. Upload your document.
  2. Select your deadline: 24 hours, 3 days or 1 week.
  3. Select the pages you wish to have proofread.
  4. Enter any additional, specific instructions for the editor.
  5. You will receive a text message and an email when job is complete.
  6. Accept all changes easily via Track Changes.

Who will proofread my essay?

Scribbr only works with the most talented English speaking editors from the UK, US or Australia. Our application procedure is strict and all editors are trained in the Scribbr Academy.

To ensure that we continue to deliver to the highest standards we constantly monitor quality and offer all our editors ongoing training.

Because of our high standards students rate us at an average of 9.8/10 on Trustpilot – an achievement we are naturally very proud of.

How do I pay?

Our editor will be keen to begin work on your essay as soon as possible. As soon as your essay is uploaded you can pay the editor directly via Paypal or credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express etc.).

Money back guarantee: if you are not completely delighted and satisfied with the work done on your essay we will refund you in full. We are only happy when all of our customers are satisfied.

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Please contact us

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.