We’ve been editing academic essays for 10+ years. With permission, we’ve used 1000s of essays to train the tool specifically to correct essays.
2% of editors are accepted at Scribbr. That’s a lower acceptance rate than Harvard (3%). These editors have trained the tool to look for common errors in academic writing.
Because it’s specialized in essays, Scribbr’s proofreading tool offers higher accuracy than other tools. It goes beyond checking grammar, identifying spelling, punctuation, and other common mistakes in academic writing.
Upload your Word document (only .docx files are accepted at the moment)
This won’t take longer than 10 minutes
Download your edited document and decide which changes to accept and which to reject
Enjoy the peace of mind that comes with submitting a flawlessly written essay
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Our Essay Checker can detect most grammar, spelling, and punctuation mistakes. That said, we can’t guarantee 100% accuracy. The Essay Checker performs especially well on academic texts, but it can only check US English at the moment. If you want your document edited in other languages or with 100% accuracy, we recommend our Proofreading & Editing service.
You can only upload .docx (Word) files to the Essay Checker.
Absolutely! The Essay Checker is particularly useful for non-native English speakers, as it can detect mistakes that may have gone unnoticed.
Yes—you’re in control. Every change suggested by the Essay Checker is indicated as a tracked change in Word. You can decide which changes to accept or reject in your document; you can also accept all of the changes with just one click.
The cost is $9.95 for unlimited documents for 1 month, regardless of the length of your document(s).
The exact time depends on the length of your document, but, in most cases, the proofreading will be completed within a maximum of 10 minutes.
If you format your list of citations as a reference list in Word, the Essay Checker will make no changes. However, even if it does make changes to your references, you can easily select the entire list and simply undo the changes.