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Editing and Proofreading

What this handout is about.

This handout provides some tips and strategies for revising your writing. To give you a chance to practice proofreading, we have left seven errors (three spelling errors, two punctuation errors, and two grammatical errors) in the text of this handout. See if you can spot them!

Is editing the same thing as proofreading?

Not exactly. Although many people use the terms interchangeably, editing and proofreading are two different stages of the revision process. Both demand close and careful reading, but they focus on different aspects of the writing and employ different techniques.

Some tips that apply to both editing and proofreading

  • Get some distance from the text! It’s hard to edit or proofread a paper that you’ve just finished writing—it’s still to familiar, and you tend to skip over a lot of errors. Put the paper aside for a few hours, days, or weeks. Go for a run. Take a trip to the beach. Clear your head of what you’ve written so you can take a fresh look at the paper and see what is really on the page. Better yet, give the paper to a friend—you can’t get much more distance than that. Someone who is reading the paper for the first time, comes to it with completely fresh eyes.
  • Decide which medium lets you proofread most carefully. Some people like to work right at the computer, while others like to sit back with a printed copy that they can mark up as they read.
  • Try changing the look of your document. Altering the size, spacing, color, or style of the text may trick your brain into thinking it’s seeing an unfamiliar document, and that can help you get a different perspective on what you’ve written.
  • Find a quiet place to work. Don’t try to do your proofreading in front of the TV or while you’re chugging away on the treadmill. Find a place where you can concentrate and avoid distractions.
  • If possible, do your editing and proofreading in several short blocks of time. Your concentration may start to wane if you try to proofread the entire text at one time.
  • If you’re short on time, you may wish to prioritize. Make sure that you complete the most important editing and proofreading tasks.

Editing is what you begin doing as soon as you finish your first draft. You reread your draft to see, for example, whether the paper is well-organized, the transitions between paragraphs are smooth, and your evidence really backs up your argument. You can edit on several levels:

Have you done everything the assignment requires? Are the claims you make accurate? If it is required to do so, does your paper make an argument? Is the argument complete? Are all of your claims consistent? Have you supported each point with adequate evidence? Is all of the information in your paper relevant to the assignment and/or your overall writing goal? (For additional tips, see our handouts on understanding assignments and developing an argument .)

Overall structure

Does your paper have an appropriate introduction and conclusion? Is your thesis clearly stated in your introduction? Is it clear how each paragraph in the body of your paper is related to your thesis? Are the paragraphs arranged in a logical sequence? Have you made clear transitions between paragraphs? One way to check the structure of your paper is to make a reverse outline of the paper after you have written the first draft. (See our handouts on introductions , conclusions , thesis statements , and transitions .)

Structure within paragraphs

Does each paragraph have a clear topic sentence? Does each paragraph stick to one main idea? Are there any extraneous or missing sentences in any of your paragraphs? (See our handout on paragraph development .)

Have you defined any important terms that might be unclear to your reader? Is the meaning of each sentence clear? (One way to answer this question is to read your paper one sentence at a time, starting at the end and working backwards so that you will not unconsciously fill in content from previous sentences.) Is it clear what each pronoun (he, she, it, they, which, who, this, etc.) refers to? Have you chosen the proper words to express your ideas? Avoid using words you find in the thesaurus that aren’t part of your normal vocabulary; you may misuse them.

Have you used an appropriate tone (formal, informal, persuasive, etc.)? Is your use of gendered language (masculine and feminine pronouns like “he” or “she,” words like “fireman” that contain “man,” and words that some people incorrectly assume apply to only one gender—for example, some people assume “nurse” must refer to a woman) appropriate? Have you varied the length and structure of your sentences? Do you tends to use the passive voice too often? Does your writing contain a lot of unnecessary phrases like “there is,” “there are,” “due to the fact that,” etc.? Do you repeat a strong word (for example, a vivid main verb) unnecessarily? (For tips, see our handouts on style and gender-inclusive language .)

Have you appropriately cited quotes, paraphrases, and ideas you got from sources? Are your citations in the correct format? (See the UNC Libraries citation tutorial for more information.)

As you edit at all of these levels, you will usually make significant revisions to the content and wording of your paper. Keep an eye out for patterns of error; knowing what kinds of problems you tend to have will be helpful, especially if you are editing a large document like a thesis or dissertation. Once you have identified a pattern, you can develop techniques for spotting and correcting future instances of that pattern. For example, if you notice that you often discuss several distinct topics in each paragraph, you can go through your paper and underline the key words in each paragraph, then break the paragraphs up so that each one focuses on just one main idea.


Proofreading is the final stage of the editing process, focusing on surface errors such as misspellings and mistakes in grammar and punctuation. You should proofread only after you have finished all of your other editing revisions.

Why proofread? It’s the content that really matters, right?

Content is important. But like it or not, the way a paper looks affects the way others judge it. When you’ve worked hard to develop and present your ideas, you don’t want careless errors distracting your reader from what you have to say. It’s worth paying attention to the details that help you to make a good impression.

Most people devote only a few minutes to proofreading, hoping to catch any glaring errors that jump out from the page. But a quick and cursory reading, especially after you’ve been working long and hard on a paper, usually misses a lot. It’s better to work with a definite plan that helps you to search systematically for specific kinds of errors.

Sure, this takes a little extra time, but it pays off in the end. If you know that you have an effective way to catch errors when the paper is almost finished, you can worry less about editing while you are writing your first drafts. This makes the entire writing proccess more efficient.

Try to keep the editing and proofreading processes separate. When you are editing an early draft, you don’t want to be bothered with thinking about punctuation, grammar, and spelling. If your worrying about the spelling of a word or the placement of a comma, you’re not focusing on the more important task of developing and connecting ideas.

The proofreading process

You probably already use some of the strategies discussed below. Experiment with different tactics until you find a system that works well for you. The important thing is to make the process systematic and focused so that you catch as many errors as possible in the least amount of time.

  • Don’t rely entirely on spelling checkers. These can be useful tools but they are far from foolproof. Spell checkers have a limited dictionary, so some words that show up as misspelled may really just not be in their memory. In addition, spell checkers will not catch misspellings that form another valid word. For example, if you type “your” instead of “you’re,” “to” instead of “too,” or “there” instead of “their,” the spell checker won’t catch the error.
  • Grammar checkers can be even more problematic. These programs work with a limited number of rules, so they can’t identify every error and often make mistakes. They also fail to give thorough explanations to help you understand why a sentence should be revised. You may want to use a grammar checker to help you identify potential run-on sentences or too-frequent use of the passive voice, but you need to be able to evaluate the feedback it provides.
  • Proofread for only one kind of error at a time. If you try to identify and revise too many things at once, you risk losing focus, and your proofreading will be less effective. It’s easier to catch grammar errors if you aren’t checking punctuation and spelling at the same time. In addition, some of the techniques that work well for spotting one kind of mistake won’t catch others.
  • Read slow, and read every word. Try reading out loud , which forces you to say each word and also lets you hear how the words sound together. When you read silently or too quickly, you may skip over errors or make unconscious corrections.
  • Separate the text into individual sentences. This is another technique to help you to read every sentence carefully. Simply press the return key after every period so that every line begins a new sentence. Then read each sentence separately, looking for grammar, punctuation, or spelling errors. If you’re working with a printed copy, try using an opaque object like a ruler or a piece of paper to isolate the line you’re working on.
  • Circle every punctuation mark. This forces you to look at each one. As you circle, ask yourself if the punctuation is correct.
  • Read the paper backwards. This technique is helpful for checking spelling. Start with the last word on the last page and work your way back to the beginning, reading each word separately. Because content, punctuation, and grammar won’t make any sense, your focus will be entirely on the spelling of each word. You can also read backwards sentence by sentence to check grammar; this will help you avoid becoming distracted by content issues.
  • Proofreading is a learning process. You’re not just looking for errors that you recognize; you’re also learning to recognize and correct new errors. This is where handbooks and dictionaries come in. Keep the ones you find helpful close at hand as you proofread.
  • Ignorance may be bliss, but it won’t make you a better proofreader. You’ll often find things that don’t seem quite right to you, but you may not be quite sure what’s wrong either. A word looks like it might be misspelled, but the spell checker didn’t catch it. You think you need a comma between two words, but you’re not sure why. Should you use “that” instead of “which”? If you’re not sure about something, look it up.
  • The proofreading process becomes more efficient as you develop and practice a systematic strategy. You’ll learn to identify the specific areas of your own writing that need careful attention, and knowing that you have a sound method for finding errors will help you to focus more on developing your ideas while you are drafting the paper.

Think you’ve got it?

Then give it a try, if you haven’t already! This handout contains seven errors our proofreader should have caught: three spelling errors, two punctuation errors, and two grammatical errors. Try to find them, and then check a version of this page with the errors marked in red to see if you’re a proofreading star.

Works consulted

We consulted these works while writing this handout. This is not a comprehensive list of resources on the handout’s topic, and we encourage you to do your own research to find additional publications. Please do not use this list as a model for the format of your own reference list, as it may not match the citation style you are using. For guidance on formatting citations, please see the UNC Libraries citation tutorial . We revise these tips periodically and welcome feedback.

Especially for non-native speakers of English:

Ascher, Allen. 2006. Think About Editing: An ESL Guide for the Harbrace Handbooks . Boston: Wadsworth Cengage Learning.

Lane, Janet, and Ellen Lange. 2012. Writing Clearly: Grammar for Editing , 3rd ed. Boston: Heinle.

For everyone:

Einsohn, Amy. 2011. The Copyeditor’s Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications , 3rd ed. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Lanham, Richard A. 2006. Revising Prose , 5th ed. New York: Pearson Longman.

Tarshis, Barry. 1998. How to Be Your Own Best Editor: The Toolkit for Everyone Who Writes . New York: Three Rivers Press.

You may reproduce it for non-commercial use if you use the entire handout and attribute the source: The Writing Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Proofreading is primarily about searching your writing for errors, both grammatical and typographical, before submitting your paper for an audience (a teacher, a publisher, etc.). Use this resource to help you find and fix common errors.

Proofreading can be a difficult process, especially when you’re not sure where to start or what this process entails. Think of proofreading as a process of looking for any inconsistencies and grammatical errors as well as style and spelling issues. Below are a few general strategies that can help you get started.

General Strategies Before You Proofread

General strategies while you proofread, when you are done.

  • Make sure that you leave plenty of time after you have finished your paper to walk away for a day or two, a week, or even 20 minutes. This will allow you to approach proofreading with fresh eyes.
  • Print out a hard copy. Reading from a computer screen is not the most effective way to proofread. Having a hardcopy of your paper and a pen will help you.
  • Have a list of what to look for. This will help you manage your time and not feel overwhelmed by proofreading. You can get this list from previous assignments where your instructor(s) noted common errors you make.
  • Don’t rush . Many mistakes in writing occur because we rush. Read slowly and carefully to give your eyes enough time to spot errors.
  • Read aloud to yourself. Reading a paper aloud encourages you to read each word and can help you notice small mistakes.
  • Read aloud to a friend and have the friend give you oral feedback.
  • Have a friend read your paper aloud while you don’t read along.
  • Use the search in document function of the computer to look for common errors from your list.
  • Read from the end. Read individual sentences one at a time starting from the end of the paper rather than the beginning. This forces you to pay attention to the sentence itself rather than to the ideas of the paper as a whole.
  • Role-play. While reading, put yourself in your audience's shoes. Playing the role of the reader encourages you to see the paper as your audience might.
  • Have a friend look at your paper after you have made all the corrections you identified. A new reader will be able to help you catch mistakes that you might have overlooked.
  • Make an appointment with a Writing Lab tutor if you have any further questions or want someone to teach you more about proofreading.
  • Ask your teacher to look at the areas you usually have trouble with to see if you have made any progress.

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How to proofread your thesis

Tips for proofreading your thesis

1. Review your institution's guidelines

2. take a break before you read anything, 3. determine how to proofread your thesis, 4. use online tools, 5. read your thesis in a different order, 6. read your thesis out loud, 7. reach out to your peers, frequently asked questions about proofreading your thesis, related articles.

Now that you've finished your thesis , it's time to proofread it. You'll need to do this several times to ensure that you submit a solid thesis that's free of grammatical mistakes and typos. We've put together a few tips that can help you optimize the proofreading stage of your thesis.

Your institution will likely have specific guidelines for formatting your thesis. Be sure to double-check the guidelines for layout and format issues, including:

  • paper size and margins
  • running head
  • page numbering
  • line spacing

Take time to read through the guidelines again and keep them handy as you proofread your thesis.

The proofreading stage is also a good time to check your citations or references . Whether you're using Harvard, APA (American Psychological Association), MLA (Modern Language Association) or some other citation style, make sure that your citations are correct.

Give yourself some time off before you start proofreading your thesis. This allows you to return to your work with fresh eyes. Ideally, you should plan to take a break of several weeks before you begin proofreading; however, even a short break can help you refocus and catch more mistakes.

Some people like to proofread their thesis on screen, while others like to print it out and read it on paper. Whichever method you choose, be aware that you can't read it all at once. Rather, make a plan for how you want to approach proofreading and stick to it. You'll generally want to break up your process by chapter or section.

Consider breaking down your thesis proofreading process in one of these ways:

  • by paragraph

Several online tools can help you with proofreading and some of them are even free. Use tools like Grammarly or Proofread Bot for proofreading or or Slickwrite to critique your grammar and writing. A quick Google search will show you that there are dozens of tools out there that can help you with your thesis!

Week 1 : Read a chapter a day, watching out for major issues in argumentation, use of evidence, and organization.

Week 2 : Complete substantive revisions and check that all citations are correct. Use a reference manager like Paperpile to create accurate citations and bibliographies.

Week 3 : Re-read each chapter, checking for any additional surface errors. Double-check that your formatting aligns with your department’s thesis requirements.

Try reading your work backwards or in a random order. This approach often works better than reading your work from beginning to end.

By switching up your expectations, you will catch more errors. Plus, starting at the end allows you to keep your conclusions in mind as you read and helps you to verify that you've proven your thesis statement.

The best way to catch grammatical, stylistic, and organizational mistakes is to read your work aloud to yourself. Hearing your own words greatly increases your ability to find typos and errors.

Keep your eye out for the following common errors:

  • subject-verb agreement
  • faulty predication
  • misplaced modifiers
  • tense changes
  • incorrect citations

If you have friends or peers who are also writing theses, or who have completed them, reach out for advice and help. For instance, blogger Pat Thomson suggests setting up a proofreading deal with a friend.

Also, you might find it useful to join or start a writing group. These groups build accountability and provide writers with support for all stages of the research and writing process.

The length of the proofreading process depends on the length of the thesis. Plus, you should plan to take a couple of weeks off before you start proofreading. It's also a good idea to break up longer projects by chapter or section.

Always double-check your institution's guidelines for the general layout, including:

If you know someone who is willing to proofread your thesis, then definitely ask! Friends and peers who are also working on theses, or who have recently finished, can provide you with useful insights about the grammar, style, and structure of your thesis.

As part of your proofreading plan, you should create a checklist of items that you want to watch out for while proofreading your thesis. Your checklist might include:

  • Spelling and typos
  • Verb tenses and subject-verb agreement
  • Sentence structure
  • Layout and formatting
  • Citations and/or references
  • Consistency of style
  • Organization
  • Overall flow

You should plan to proofread your thesis as many times as it takes to ensure that you submit a polished and professional work. Typically, however, most thesis writers proofread their work around three to four times.

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Proofread backwards. Begin at the end and work back through the paper paragraph by paragraph or even line by line. This will force you to look at the surface elements rather than the meaning of the paper.

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Proofread once aloud. This will slow you down and you will hear the difference between what you meant to write and what you actually wrote.

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Graduate School Admissions Essay Editing Services

Language editing and proofreading tailored to your graduate school admissions essay needs.

In addition to grades and test scores, strong recommendation letters and personal statements can make or break a candidate's prospects for acceptance. In fact, even with a less-than-perfect GPA or score on your GRE, GMAT, MCAT, or other graduate school exam, you can still be admitted if you convince your target faculty of your potential to excel.

Wordvice's Graduate School Admissions Essay Editing Services are here to help you demonstrate that you are the future colleague your target school is looking for. When graduate faculty at top schools are evaluating two strong graduate candidates with similar grade profiles, the personal statement and recommendation letters can tip the balance in favor of one student over another. A Statement of Purpose (SOP) that does not use appropriate language to explain your skills, achievements, and future academic goals will fail to capture the attention of admissions officials. Furthermore, when graduate admissions faculty find grammar and punctuation errors in your application essay, they might question your level of commitment. An essay that is poorly organized or not well written is a red flag to university officials, indicating an inability to write logically and persuasively enough to handle graduate-level research and composition.

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Researchers have a desire to share their knowledge through peer interaction and publication of their research. So if you want to join the ranks of your target program’s research team, you need to demonstrate a strong motivation to conduct research and write coherent academic papers. You have a chance to highlight these strengths by writing a compelling graduate application essay.

Which editing service should I use?

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Given the emphasis on written documents to support your candidacy, receiving professional editing for your graduate school admissions essays is crucial to improving your chances of winning a place in the graduate program of your choice. But which editing service should you choose for your admissions essays? You want an editing service that has editors and proofreaders with profound understanding of the mindset of admissions officers . You want editors who have graduated from top schools to assess the strengths of your essay. You want an editing service that boasts a near-perfect customer rating .

Wordvice editors are native English speakers with advanced degrees (master’s and PhDs) in various academic fields (ranging from the biosciences, engineering, and medicine to history, law, and business), and years of experience revising admissions essays . What our editors all have in common is a passion for helping ambitious people like you achieve their dreams. Many of our editors have worked in university admissions departments , and all of them have successfully navigated the college and graduate school admissions process. Who better to help you than those who have demonstrated success by attending some of the most prestigious schools in the world?

Our editors proofread and revise your admissions essay for clarity, readability, vocabulary, tone, and flow . They rephrase awkward or unnatural sentences and make your writing more natural and convincing to graduate faculties, who are looking for a candidate with a strong academic background and personal story to tell. For professors and colleagues who are writing recommendation letters, we refine the language and expressions to highlight their genuine support for their candidate, all while maintaining the author’s intended meaning and personal voice.

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International and ESL students often struggle with language barriers, which can make it difficult to be admitted into a reputable graduate program. The good news for international students is that the TOEFL score required for admission to grad school isn’t as high as that needed for college. According to Magoosh , the average TOEFL scores needed for admission to graduate programs are sometimes 10–20 points lower than for college admissions.

With that said, regardless of where you are from or your level of writing in English, your SOP must still be readable and clearly convey your determination to become an effective researcher. You must therefore demonstrate to the admissions committee that their specific program is an essential step for the career path you have chosen and that your interests are aligned with those of the school, department, and program (and, ideally, of specific professors).

Our Graduate School Admissions Essay Editing Services are designed to help you convey your positive assets in the clearest, most compelling way possible. Our native-English speakers apply more natural phrases that exemplify English language fluency, so your writing reads more like that of a native speaker. Moreover, admissions officers read hundreds of similar documents, and clunky or formulaic language can be an instant irritation, regardless of your true merit. Because a great many of our clients are international and ESL students, our editors have extensive experience in revising documents from applicants just like you.

As a graduate school applicant, you have a lot to deal with during the university application process. With Graduate Admissions Essay Editing from Wordvice, you can be assured that one of the most important factors in your application — your admissions essay — will be in safe hands. To read more about our stellar admissions essay editing experts, please see the Our Editors page.

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Simply put: Amazing! The edits changed my paper in a manner that was appealing to the admissions officer and I probably would not have been able to create a compelling essay independently. The editor revised the essay in detail (including minor punctuation errors). Any unnatural expressions and wordiness were fixed and tonal consistency was achieved. It is great that the context of my essay was understood and the editor had provided revisions that could retain my authorial intent. Thank you for the overall feedback on my personal statement; I loved the vocabulary and sentence suggestions. The user interface is easy to navigate and the team at Wordvice was available 24/7 throughout the process. Overall, it seemed like the editor understood what I wanted to discuss and the focal points in my essay.

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Use a Free Online College Essay Editor to Improve Your Application

For students applying to college, one of the most important steps is writing the college admissions essay . For graduate and PhD students, knowing how to write or format the statement of purpose is crucial.

Both college and graduate school applicants know that using an online essay proofreader or free AI proofreading tool is a quick and easy way to speed up your college application process. However, many students remain confused with questions such as:

  • Are AI essay proofreader tools reliable? Are free versions effective?
  • How does an online essay editor compare to a human proofreader or editor?
  • How can I use human and AI essay proofreaders together most effectively?

This article will explore how to use an online essay proofreader to improve the college or graduate school application process .

What is an AI Essay Editor?

An AI language editor is an online revision tool that uses large language models (LLMs) built on billions of words of text data to automatically revise text in an instant. Some of these AI editors–like the Wordvice free AI Proofreader and free AI Paraphrasing Tool –are especially attuned to editing admissions essays for college or graduate school, as they apply sophisticated prompt language to these LLMs to choose the content most suitable for these essays.

Why Students Need a College Essay Editor

Even though application materials such as the letter of recommendation are important, the admissions essay in 2021 has become (and will continue to be) the most important factor determining admissions into top colleges and universities. The University of California system has even removed the ACT/SAT as a requirement .

Admissions essays or personal statements are how admissions committees judge you as a student, professional, and ultimately, a person. That means you must avoid common admissions essay mistakes like simply listing your achievements (like a resume or CV) or revealing too much personal information.

Why Students Use Expert Proofreading Services

Students commonly turn to professional essay editing services with admission experts who edit and proofread essays simultaneously for a fee.

This has many benefits, including the following:

Maintains personal narrative and voice

An expert essay editor does two things well: understands the writer’s context , intent and impact . A human editor can understand the reasons why the student is applying to a particular university or program.

Based on real experience, an experienced editor can weigh certain aspects of the essay more or less. Or eliminate them entirely. A human esssay editor can also more easily filter out certain word choices to maintain consistency.

Human proofreaders have a track record of success

Most of the popular admissions essay services are staffed by actual professors, graduate students, and former admissions professionals who have not only been through the application process themselves at both the undergraduate and graduate levels but may have actually participated in the decision-making process.

In short, a human essay editor is intimately experienced with the important outcome for the student: successful admission.

It’s pretty common to find express delivery for admissions essay editing (as low as 9 hours). Given a sufficient budget, you are able to order and forget about the essay until you receive it back. One of the reasons students pay for a human essay proofreader is because the act of payment guarantees on-time delivery.

On the other hand, an AI-powered online essay editor does not make editorial decisions, which means classic techniques like reaching out to a mentor, parent, or friend for a second set of eyes and suggestions will be necessary. Unfortunately, anything done for free or as a favor has no guarantee of being done on time.

Why Students Should Use AI Essay Editors

There are many free ai text editors on the market, including Wordvice AI. These popular, powerful, and easy-to-use tools are here to stay, a young students are relying upon them to check plagiarism, grammar, and more.

In fact, students’ essay writing skills are improving overall due to these tools, with many benefits.

Real-time feedback

AI proofreaders have the benefit of checking grammar, punctuation, spelling, and word choice as well as making suggestions in real-time. There has one major effect: it actually can affect or steer the writing.

This real-time feedback can lead the writer to alter sentence structure, word choice, and even the entire scope of the essay. A young high school student applying to college who is weak in certain writing techniques may be helped or hurt by this. On one hand, an applicant won’t get into too much trouble wading into complex areas or plagiarizing a section.

On the other hand, college applicants run the risk of sounding the same as everyone else. This risk of losing one’s personal narrative and voice is not trivial. Admissions officers specifically look for a personal touch and sense of uniqueness in applicants.

Free to use

As a piece of software, many AI proofreaders are free to use and when used in combination with other tools, they can provide almost perfect albeit basic proofreading. Software is free to distribute and isn’t limited by a human essay proofreader doing work in real-time. Fortunately, there many 100% free essay proofreaders available.

However, many AI proofreading tools are limited by the fact that premium versions are locked behind a paywall. This is true for popular checkers like Grammarly and Hemingway .

So which method of essay proofreading is the best?

Combine AI Essay Editors and Human Proofreaders

The best way to improve your college application essays is to create a workflow that uses an AI essay editor during the actual writing process, followed by a human essay editor for extensive content, style, and tone revisions.

1) Write your college or university essay with an AI essay editor

The first and most straightforward step is to write your essay while using an AI online grammar proofreader such as Wordvice AI.

There are many resources and tips about the college admissions process , including tips on how to address various Common Application Essay prompts .

Keep in mind that AI proofreaders excel at finding grammar, spelling, and punctuation mistakes, but it’s up to the applicant to make sure they are under the essay word limit as well as avoiding common application essay mistakes .

To get started, be sure to check out how to use the Wordvice AI Proofreader .

2) Dos and Don'ts for how to write using an online essay editor

How to use an ai essay editor.

  • Write as you normally do . This helps you stay conscious of your writing style and informs you of bad writing habits.
  • Consider suggestions . Many AI proofreaders make grammatical or syntax suggestions on the side. Don’t blindly accept them.
  • Passive vs Active voice . AI proofreading tools generally don’t like passive voice. However, it’s always a debate on whether one should use passive or active voice in a college essay; it may depend on the intention or timeline of your essay.
  • Cite properly and don’t plagiarize . AI tools treat all text and writing equally, whether it’s an anecdote, fact, or opinion. Use a free AI plagiarism checker to check for plagiarism or, if specified, use a citation generator to generate citations, especially if you are referencing an academic work or experience.

How NOT to use an AI essay editor

  • Copy-paste in a finished essay . Writing this way by using the AI proofreader only at the end is similar to using MS Word spell grammar checker. It only gives you a checklist of things to accept or reject. Often, these changes can alter the voice or tone of your writing.
  • Accept all suggestions . AI essay proofreaders prompt you with red lines or notifications that something is “wrong” or could be “improved”. Ultimately, it’s up to your judgment to assess if that suggestion adds value or is inline with your writing intention and style.
  • Believe every error or improvement is suggested . While AI essay proofreaders do excel at mistakes, they often leave a lot on the board when it comes to improving your essay. This is because bots have no ability to understand context. With contextual understanding comes the ability to recall experiences and extrapolate. As of now, AI cannot do this.

3) Use an admission essay editing service

College admissions essays are not only intended to be read by humans, they are meant to communicate a sense of humanism and a slice of the human condition. In other words, these essays are not just lists of facts, a ledge of information, or encyclopedic articles for which an AI proofreader would be effective. They are a small slice into one’s background, goals, and personhood.

This is why admissions professionals usually recommend getting a human essay proofreader after the initial revision process - friends, family, mentor, and now AI.

Friends and family know you, your personality, and how to best communicate that. Mentors such as teachers, tutors, or experts know how to best put your academic and professional goals into writing. And we’ve covered how AI proofreaders can help your writing process and correct grammatical errors.

How to use a human essay proofreader

  • Start early. Allow for time . The one downside to essay editing services are their cost. That can be mitigated by avoiding express delivery options. Further, allowing for longer editing times allows editors to take their time and not be pressured.
  • Write individualized essays . Every university or program views themselves as special. This means you need an individualized well-written admission essay for every place you apply.
  • Write notes and submit to editor . One small trick you can use is to include notations, annotations, or personal comments in the margins of your essay to give your editor more context and insight into why you wrote something the way you did. Wordvice essay editing services provide a personalized messaging system between editors and clients for this purpose.

How NOT to use a human essay proofreader

  • Give your editor an unedited/unrevised essay . Great final products need to have great materials. So don’t expect a human essay proofreader to produce amazing results if you give them an unedited essay you wrote in 1 hour. Editors cannot write for you.
  • Write a template essay . While it is important to follow the college essay format for your given institution, structure alone does not make a great essay. Admissions counselors are experts at picking out - and trashing - cliche essays. Using your personal authentic voice is the entire point.
  • Pick the cheapest or fastest editing service . There are many factors to consider when choosing a quality essay editing service. Consider the cost of editing, document turnaround/delivery time, reviews and testimonials, and the experience of the editors.

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Why Students Should Use Wordvice AI as Their College Essay Editor

As mentioned above, combining AI proofreading and expert language editing is the best way to ensure that your application essay is maximized for impact on admissions officers. Wordvice AI allows users to instantly edit their college or graduate essays with their free AI revision tools and then receive expert human editing at lower editing prices than most services can offer.

For more detailed examples on how AI editing tools can enhance your content workflow and improve your application essay, academic paper, or business document, check out other Wordvice AI Blog articles on writing an essay introduction , paraphrasing research articles , writing a research paper , and composing business emails with Wordvice AI.

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Our process guarantees that you and your proofreader are consistently aligned, collaborating to make your essay the best it can be. The admissions essay is the one part of your college application where you have full control – it's your opportunity to show the admission committee why you're a standout candidate. So take the reins and let us help you present the best version of yourself through your essay. Seize this opportunity to make a lasting impression on the admissions committee. Allow us to assist in crafting an essay that truly reflects your abilities, aspirations, and personality.

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You will have the option to either select a predefined service or create a custom project. If you select a predefined service, you can pay for your project immediately by using a credit card, U.S. bank transfer, or PayPal®. After your payment method has been approved, the proofreader will start working on the project as soon as possible and will deliver it by the due date you selected. If you select a custom project, the proofreader will provide you with a service proposal that will have a unique price for the unique service you require.

Sure! Many ServiceScape proofreaders provide free samples. You can submit a free sample request by doing the following:

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We will contact you right away about availability and set up the teleconference for all parties involved.

You can find ratings and reviews from past clients within most proofreader profiles. Just find your proofreader and click on the "View Profile" button to see them. You can also read ServiceScape ratings and reviews on eKomi . In addition, ServiceScape has been featured in several publications and websites, including The Wall Street Journal , Los Angeles Times , UpWork , HuffPost , Indeed , and The Ladders .

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A list of prices and due dates can be found within each proofreader's profile. Just find your proofreader and click on the "View Profile" button.

Yes, we provide proofreading certifications. Simply request the document when you hire a proofreader. When your project is delivered, you can download the proofreading certification by clicking on your project and clicking on the "Certification" button. These signed declarations certify that a document has been professionally proofread by a ServiceScape proofreader.

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