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Premium quality proofreading and editing services that are fast, easy to order and affordable. Open 24/7 all year round.

If you're looking for a cheap, basic and rushed proofreading service, we suggest you stop reading now and look elsewhere - though we advise you to be vigilant of scam websites.

If, however, you are looking for a premium quality review and improvement of your writing at a good value price, we can help. 

For students:

If you do not receive significant improvements to the standard of your written English from our service, we will give you a full refund.* 

We can ensure you achieve a higher grade through our academic editing service by eradicating flaws of English and improving academic tone.

Importantly, our methods are university-friendly in that we adhere to standard university guidelines and will not be involved in any plagiarism.

For academics:

We guarantee that your manuscript will meet all required standards of English quality.**

Our editors have track records of helping authors and researchers achieve publication. They have the skills and expertise to ensure that your manuscript is well prepared for submission to journals and publishing houses.

For private individuals, businesses and organisations:

For individuals, businesses and organisations, our performance is measured by your satisfaction.

We have helped businesses and organisations, from SMEs to large multinationals such as Barclays, the European Union (EU) and NHS, with their English editing needs for company communications, reports, proposals, contracts and more.

For private individuals, whether you need a CV/Resume, job application or other piece of writing reviewed, we can ensure your writing is polished and professional.

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Why Choose Cambridge Proofreading?

Abbreviated from the Why Choose Us? Section.

  • Award winning service and strong reputation

    voted number 1 proofreading serviceTrustpilot1
  • World-class proofreaders and editors

    Holding advanced qualifications leading British and American universities.

    Significant track records in their fields of academia/specialism.

    Many are members of leading industry bodies, such as the Society for Proofreaders & Editors (SfEP) and the Council of Science Editors (CSE). 
     
  • Subject-expert proofreaders from your academic discipline

    You will be assigned an editor with the most appropriate qualifications, experience and skill set relevant to your topic from our team of over 100 professionals. This ensures accurate editing and compliance with your field's stylistic conventions.
     
  • Excellent value pricing - from £11.90/€14.90/$18.90 per 1,000 words. 

    Our fees are benchmarked at a 20% discount below other premium English proofreading services. 
     
  • Open 24/7 with fast guaranteed turnaround times

    We are able to offer very efficient turnaround times as we are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Select your guaranteed turnaround time using the order form and you can be sure that you will receive your proofread document back within this time.

    We only offer turnarounds that give the editor the necessary amount of time to do the very best quality work.
     
     
  • Secure and confidential service

    All documents submitted to us are kept in the strictest security and confidentiality. Only the editing manager and the assigned editor will have access to it.

    Payments are taken securely via PayPal, which accepts all credit/debit cards and is the internet's most popular payment gateway. You do not need to register an account to make payment.
     
  • Quality guaranteed - or your money back

    If you're not happy with our proofreading services, we will refund you. See our Quality Guarantee section for details. 

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How we will improve your writing

Abbreviated from the How We Will Improve Your Writing section. You can also view sample documents that we have proofread and edited here.

Cambridge's experienced editors are available 24/7 to provide you with a rigorous review and comprehensive improvement of your writing. 

We utilise the Track Changes feature in Microsoft Word so you will see all of the amendments that we have made.

We make sure that the document is returned in perfect condition, ensuring that you do not have to make any more changes to it. With three simple clicks of your mouse, the document is now ready to submit to its intended reader.

  • Lexis and vocabulary

  • Tone and style

  • Sentence structure, syntax and paragraph structure

  • Redundancy/repetition and wordiness

  • Grammar and punctuation 

  • Presentation, formatting and referencing consistency

  • Special requests (such as style guidelines, e.g. APA, Chicago, Oxford etc.)

For further details see: How We Will Improve Your Writing.

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* As compared to the quality of the original document submitted to us.
** We CANNOT, however, guarantee that your manuscripts will be accepted for publication. The quality of research, for example, is your responsibility.
*** We recommend that you review each individual amendment that the editor has made.

Answers to common questions

What will my proofread and edited document look like? Have you any example documents?

Below are links to download short sample documents that we have proofread and edited. These documents are typical repressentations of the results of our service.

To view these DOCX files correctly you will need Microsoft Word 2007 or more recent.

MS Word 2013 and above:

The Track Changes highlighting will not show automatically in MS Word 2013. To show changes:

  • Select the 'review' tab on the main menu
  • Click on the dropdown box that currently says 'Simple Markup'
  • Select 'All Markup' from the options 

Used with the permission of the authors.

We will be adding more samples from further academic fields shortly.

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How much does it cost?

Our English proofreading and editing services start at just £11.90/€16.50/$18.90 per 1,000 words. 

Each 1,000 words up to 20,000 words is priced at £12.90/€16.50/$19.90. Subsequent 1,000 words are priced at £11.90/€14.90/$18.90.

When will I get my document back?

That depends on the size of the document. See below for our current guaranteed turnarounds:

Turnaround TimesThese are our guaranteed return times. If your deadline is shorter than these times, email us and we may be able to accommodate.

Do you proofread UK English, US English or both?

We have separate editors who specialise in proofreading UK English or US English. Simply select which style you would like on the order form and we will review your document accordingly. 

How can I be sure you are the best option for me?

We are a trustworthy organisation with a reputation for excellent work and customer service. Read some independent reviews from our previous clients on TrustPilot here.

We charge lower-range prices for premium quality work.

We believe that there is no substitute for subject-matter expertise. Across our team of over 100 editing professionals, we have experts in almost every academic discipline. 

Our experienced editors handle thousands of documents for happy clients all over the world every year. The majority of our work comes from repeat customers or word-of-mouth referrals. Indeed, the chances are that you found us through the recommendation of a colleague or friend.

Our Quality Guarantee means that you can be confident that we will deliver highly satisfactory work for you.

Check the FAQs section for more answers to questions you may have.

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  3. Your improved writing shall be returned to you via email within the deadline.

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What our customers say

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You have done a very thorough job on an extremely substantial and important report for us. Thank you very much!
Klaus, European Union (EU) Social Fund
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Not only outstanding in terms of quality and pricing, the impeccable service is something I would recommend to all.
Jonas, MSc Student, University of Amsterdam
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Great work, please pass compliments to the proof reader; the chapter reads much better now. Very pleased.
Abidin, PhD Student, University of Malaysia
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We can see that you have put a lot of effort into the work and it is very good. Thank you for helping us so much.
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