COPY EDITING

We deliver to our clients the highest-quality, most affordable copy editing and proofreading services available.


BASIC PROOFREADING

This service simply identifies mistakes to be corrected, without editorial intervention.

 

 

  • Punctuation
  • Typographical errors
  • Grammar
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Verb tenses
  • Basic word choice
  • Spelling errors (denotation)

 


COMPLETE EDITING without COMMENTS

Includes all Basic Proofreading services, plus editorial suggestions relating to:

 

 

  • Adherence to AP, APA, Chicago, MLA or Turabian styles
  • Advanced word choice (connotation, repetition and rhythm)
  • Consistency and clarity of style, tone, ideas and concepts
  • Sentence structure (including fragments and run-on sentences)
  • Flow and transitions
  • Conciseness
  • Appropriateness of style and tone to audience and purpose of document
  • Paragraph structure
  • Overall structure
  • Plagiarism (for academic documents)
  • Verification of citation sources (optional)

 


COMPLETE EDITING WITH COMMENTS

This exceptionally valuable service sets us apart. It includes all Basic Proofreading and Complete Editing without Comments services listed on the left, plus detailed, objective feedback on issues that impact the success of your text.
We provide an overall document analysis and inline comments that address:

 

 

  • Underdevelopment
  • Points of confusion
  • Missing information
  • Why we made certain changes
  • Overall strengths and weaknesses

 

Clear, high-quality feedback is often the difference between good and great, which is why many of our clients consider this to be such an indispensable service.


SUBMITTING YOUR DOCUMENTS

Submit your documents online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. It’s easy!

Documents may be submitted in MS Word (.doc and .docx), Rich Text (RTF) and PDF formats.
For the Delivery Option, select the one corresponding to the date and time when you would like us to finish the work.
If there are any documents or files you need us to read in order to proofread/edit your document(s), please include them in the File(s) to Be Read section. (Reading fee may apply.)
We will use the latest version of any Style Guide requested. If you would like us to use a previous version, please specify the version in the Comments/Additional Instructions section.
If you would like us to verify your citation sources, simply mention it in the Comments/Additional Instructions section, and we will be happy to add that to your project.
All information submitted to us, in accordance with our Privacy Policy, will remain strictly confidential.

 

FIRST-TIME CLIENTS

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MINIMUM FEES

We charge a minimum fee of $22.50 for all projects.

DEPOSIT

For every project, we must receive your deposit before we can begin work, and the total fee before we can return your edited document(s). For projects of less than $50, the total fee must be received in advance. For projects of $50 or more, a 50% deposit is required, with the remainder due once we have finished our work. The exceptions to this are our Personal Statement Revision and Critique and Personal Statement Consultation services, for which the entire fee is due up front.

Prices
Service Rate
Basic Proofreading 2.2¢/word
Complete Editing w/o Comments 3.5¢/word
Complete Editing w/ Comments 5¢/word
Formatting and Layout 1.5¢/word
Verification of Citation Sources $5/source
Personal Statement Consultation $300/ps
PS/SOP Revision and Critique $180/ps
Discounts
# of Words Discount
10,000 – 24,999 5%
25,000 – 74,999 10%
75,000 or more 25%

 

Submission/Editing Form

 

Verification