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Academic Editing

Academic Editing

Editing services are provided for a range of academic documents, including course assignments, journal article submissions, revise and resubmits, grant applications, final projects (thesis/dissertation) and manuscripts.  Content editing and line editing are provided, which are conducted separately. Please click the type of editing for a description and rate.

Content Editing

In content editing, the focus is on the following aspects of the document:

·​ ​Clarity of the central argument/research question

·​ ​Research support and development

·​ ​Repetition

·​ ​Order and flow of ideas

·​ ​Word choice

·​ ​Unity of the document (cohesion)

Customized project editing rates can be established for multiple revisions and/or multiple documents. Editing of employment materials (cover letter/personal statement, research statement, teaching philosophy and/or CV) are handled separately.

Content Editing 

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Content editing (revision) addressees the expression, clarity, flow, logic and organization of ideas.

Content editing rates are $10 - $12 per 8.5 x 11 per page (double spaced, 12 point font). A final rate is determined once an editor has reviewed a writing sample. Additional fees apply for urgent deadlines.​

A 30-minute editing review call is included, when requested, to ask questions about any changes.

Line Editing 

Line editing (proofreading) addresses language mechanics.

Line editing rates are $7 - $9 per 8.5 x 11 per page (double spaced, 12 point font). A final rate is determined once an editor has reviewed a sample of the writing. Additional fees apply for urgent deadlines.

 

A 30-minute editing review call is included, when requested, to ask questions about any changes.

Line Editing

In line editing, the focus is on the following aspects of the English language:

·​ ​Grammar

·​ ​Punctuation

·​ ​Sentence structure

·​ ​Sentence construction (passive/active voice)

·​ ​Sentence variety

Customized project editing rates can be established for multiple revisions and/or multiple documents. Editing of employment materials (cover letter/personal statement, research statement, teaching philosophy and/or CV) are handled separately.

Combination (content & line) Editing 

​Combination editing rates are $13 - $15 per 8.5 x 11 per page (double spaced, 12 point font). A final rate is determined once an editor has reviewed a writing sample. Additional fees apply for urgent deadlines.

A 30-minute editing review call is included, when requested, to ask questions about any changes.

 
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