What kinds of documents do you edit?

We will edit any English-language document you send our way! Here are some examples of the types of documents we typically edit:

  • Essays for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Short assignments & reports
  • Dissertations & theses
  • Literature reviews
  • Written components of group projects
  • Manuscripts
  • Papers for publication
  • Scripts for individual or group presentations
  • Text for PowerPoint slides or other presentation aids
  • Personal statements / grad school application cover letters
  • Speeches
  • Cover letters and resumes for job applications
  • Professional letters to clients or business associates
  • Website content
  • Instruction manuals
  • Blog posts
  • Employment or professional services contracts
  • Scripts for tv and radio commercials
  • Short stories
  • Book manuscripts (fiction and non-fiction)
  • Brochures, posters, and information pamphlets

If you have a piece of writing that isn't listed here, that's no problem at all! Go ahead and submit it for editing, or contact us if you have questions!

Read more about our editing and proofreading services.

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How will you improve my document?

Your proofreader will make corrections and suggestions to improve two key areas: writing mechanics and writing style. You will also get useful comments on how to improve the overall strength of your document, and things to watch out for in your writing going forward.

Our proofreaders commonly make corrections and suggestions pertaining to:

  • Spelling errors and typos
  • Grammar mistakes (e.g. sentence fragments, subject-verb agreement)
  • Punctuation errors (e.g. comma splices, incorrect semi-colon use, run-on sentences)
  • Colloquial language
  • Incorrect use of the passive voice
  • Improper use of personal pronouns
  • Improper use of capitals, bold, italics, and underlining
  • Redundancies and repetition
  • Word choice
  • Internal correctness and consistency
  • Awkward sentence and paragraph structure

Click here to see a full list of what is included in our proofreading services.

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Will you make sure my references are properly formatted? What citation styles do you support?

Yes! In-text citations are included as part of our regular proofreading services. If your sources are indicated in brackets in the body of your text, we'll check to make sure they conform to your preferred style.

If you need help with your bibliography or citation footnotes, we can do that too. We also offer a bibliography service to ensure that your references are accurate and complete.

We support APA, ASA, Chicago, Harvard, McGill Legal, MLA, Turabian, and Vancouver styles. Contact us if you need formatting for a different style and we'll do our best to make it happen.

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Is having your essay or thesis professionally edited cheating? Will I get in trouble for plagiarism if I use your proofreading service?

No! It is definitely not cheating to have your work edited by professional proofreaders. In fact, many professors recommend that their students have their work edited before they hand it in.

We will not make any changes to your content or arguments. We will just make sure your work is free from mistakes by checking your grammar, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and other technical problems that can distract your reader.

We do not write on behalf of our clients! We're here to help you communicate your own ideas clearly and effecively.

Read more about our commitment to academic integrity.

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Will you write my essay for me?

Submitting academic work that is not your own is a serious academic offense that can land you in a lot of trouble. We do not offer any essay writing or assignment completion services—we never have and we never will.

We are 100% committed to academic honesty.

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How does your proofreading service work?

You can have your document proofread in as few as 12 hours by following these 4 easy steps:

  1. Sign in to the website—it's easy to create your account.
  2. Place your order by uploading your document and telling us a few simple details:
    • the total word count of your document;
    • your preferred citation formatting style;
    • how quickly you need your document returned;
    • any special instructions or comments you want to leave for your proofreader.
  3. Chillax while we get to work!
  4. Sign in to the website to pick up your edited document. We'll notify you by email or SMS (text message) when your document is ready!

Your document will be proofread in Microsoft Word using the Track Changes feature so that you can easily see the corrections and changes we suggest.

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What payment methods are available?

We accept PayPal

We accept payments through our website via PayPal, so you can use any major credit card or even your bank card! Payments are safe, secure, and easy.

We'll start working on your document as soon as your payment has been received.

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How long will it take to get my document proofread?

That's for you to decide! We offer a range of turnaround times so that you can be sure to meet your deadline.

You can choose from any of the following services:

  • Express — Your document is returned within 12 hours.
  • Rush — Your document is returned within 24 hours.
  • Standard — Your document is returned within 2 days.
  • Discount — Your document is returned within 4 days.

If you're in a super-duper mega rush and you need your document returned faster, please contact us to see if we can accomodate your deadline.

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How much will it cost to get my document proofread?

Our prices are based on the number of words in your document and how quickly you need it back. There are no minimum charges, no word count restrictions, and no hidden fees.

Click here to get an instant quote for your document.

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Who will proofread my document?

All of our proofreaders are English-first-language professionals with (at least) Master's degrees in their fields. Our proofreaders have experience editing assignments, essays, dissertations, thesis projects, and all kinds of academic work for students at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels. They are all experienced writers who have produced countless pieces of academic and non-academic writing themselves.

Once you start working with a proofreader, we'll do our best to make sure that he or she edits every document you submit. This will allow you to build a relationship with your proofreader, which means you get more personalized support. If your proofreader is not available, his or her direct supervising editor will work on your document.

Click here to learn more about our staff and our company history.

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If I submit my document in multiple sections, will I work with the same proofreader?

Yes! We try to make sure that you work with the same proofreader every time you submit a document. We are especially attentive to this in cases where a document is being submitted in multiple sections.

You may want to let us know in advance if you plan to submit in sections so we can be sure your proofreader is available. You can contact us directly or leave a comment for your proofreader when you upload your document.

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Is your proofreading done by human beings or by software/algorithms, robots, trained monkeys, etc.?

All of our editing services are provided by real living and breathing (human) proofreaders with tons of expertise and experience. Technology is great, but algorithms simply can't catch all your errors, and definitely can't provide you with the personalized feedback you need to improve your writing and your grades.

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What if I have questions about my proofread document?

No problem—you can email your proofreader directly with any questions you have about your proofread document. We will respond as quickly as possible, usually within just a few hours. You can also pose your questions to the Editor-in-Chief by email, or by sending us a message on Facebook or Twitter.

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What are your business hours?

We are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year—even on holidays! Our proofreading and editing services are available whenever you need them.

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I'm worried that you can't spell 'skills' correctly. What's up with that?

While we take our work very seriously and you can expect nothing but professionalism when dealing with us, we are also a pretty light-hearted team and enjoy a laugh, even at our own expense. Give us a try and we'll show you what our "mad proofing skillz" can do for you!

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