Our Top 12 College Essay Editors

Let Us Make Your College Essay the Best That It Can Be

Whether for admissions or academic purposes, your essay needs to do more than just check the boxes: it needs to be written flawlessly in order to capture the interest of your audience. With ServiceScape, you can browse profiles of experienced editors who are experts in their fields and find the right editor to make your college essay shine.

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1. EditorEnRoute

17 Client Reviews
528 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at Nella Media Group

Starting at $12.00 USD per page


2. YourProfessor

4,451 Client Reviews
239,705 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in History from the University of Virginia

Starting at $8.95 USD per page


3. WordHelper

24 Client Reviews
569 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hawaii

Starting at $5.50 USD per page


4. Ponder1

1,920 Client Reviews
66,360 Pages Edited

M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clemson University

Starting at $14.00 USD per page


5. ProfessorH

488 Client Reviews
20,491 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Communications from Pennsylvania State University

Starting at $5.95 USD per page


6. XpertEditor

7,276 Client Reviews
270,992 Pages Edited

M.A. in TESOL Education from the University of North Carolina

Starting at $9.95 USD per page


7. maxedwards

973 Client Reviews
63,144 Pages Edited

B.S. in Print Journalism from Emerson College

Starting at $6.00 USD per page


8. EditingExcellence

185 Client Reviews
4,478 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Music History from the University of Chicago

Starting at $4.95 USD per page


9. jmelton

469 Client Reviews
22,446 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Illinois

Starting at $8.50 USD per page


10. TechEdit

137 Client Reviews
14,838 Pages Edited

Technical Editor at JIN NY

Starting at $3.95 USD per page


11. HaikuGarden

12 Client Reviews
239 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Japanese Literature from the University of Wisconsin

Starting at $4.00 USD per page


12. ErrorProof

799 Client Reviews
27,875 Pages Edited

B.S. in Psychology from Rutgers University

Starting at $7.00 USD per page

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What We Bring to the Table

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Your college essay, perfected

You have come as far as you can on your own. You have poured time, energy, and heart into your essay, but is it ready for others to read? If your college essay contains writing errors, it will be hard for you to spot them since you are already so invested in your work. A second pair of eyes is crucial for pointing out flaws that could compromise your essay’s integrity.

Editing a college essay

At ServiceScape, our professional wordsmiths spend their days refining and perfecting college essays just like yours. We are a team of experienced editors who possess an exceptional command of the English language. Our editors’ specializations span various fields, so rest assured: when you choose ServiceScape, you are choosing an essay editing service tailored to your topic and your specific editing needs.

Are you pressed for time? If your project is urgent and you need it delivered sooner than our standard turnaround times, you can submit an Express Delivery project. Your chosen Express editor will be happy to expedite your delivery within just a few hours with no compromises on quality.

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Don’t let your ideas go to waste. Let a ServiceScape editor help your college essay stand out from the crowd. Every aspect of your essay will be addressed, including:

  • Finding and fixing errors in spelling, grammar, syntax, tense, and sentence structure
  • Enhancing readability and flow
  • Correcting errors in language and vocabulary
  • Formatting for different forms of English, including American, British, Canadian, and Australian
  • Removing redundancy and unnecessary content to minimize your word count and focus your writing
  • Reviewing your reasoning, challenging your assertions when necessary, and ensuring that your ideas are fully developed
  • For admissions essays, ensuring that your essay highlights your abilities and attributes to make a good impression on college admissions officers
  • For academic essays, if mandated by your institution, ensuring that your essay adheres to a required style, including APA, MLA, AMA, or CMS

Thanks to these services, your edited essay will flawlessly convey your ideas in the most compelling way possible. Put your trust in us. We have been doing this for years, and we have thousands of repeat clients who can attest to our abilities. We will make sure that your college essay captivates your audience.

Our editors’ results speak for themselves

Our editors have been rated and reviewed by clients just like you. Many ServiceScape editors have hundreds or even thousands of positive client ratings. With our quality on full display within each editor profile, you can be confident that your chosen editor is ready to provide the very best service possible. Check out our vast selection of experienced college essay experts today to find the right editor for your project.

We will be with you every step of the way

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In just a few simple steps, you can get started and connect with a top-rated essay editor right now. Once you have found your match, you can hire the editor as soon as you are ready. All document uploads are secure, private, and encrypted for your peace of mind.

Need to brainstorm with your editor and have an ongoing dialogue? No problem. You can discuss any issue with any editor at any time by sending messages or setting up teleconference calls. Your editor will also touch base regularly to keep you updated on the progress of your project – and don’t be surprised if they check in a while after delivery to see how things went. With open access to your editor of choice, we guarantee that you and your editor will always be on the same page.

Will your editing alter my "voice?"

In short, no. We know you have worked hard to put yourself into your essay, and our editing will not take you out of it. Instead, we will simply enhance, polish, and refine your college essay to make your ideas shine as brightly as possible. We want to empower you to deliver the final version of your essay with confidence, knowing it is 100% error-free and ready to impress!

Choose ServiceScape for your college essay editing needs

We love what we do, and we do it well. We have been offering our professional and completely personalized essay editing services for many years. We treat each project like our only project – with the passion, professionalism, and attention to detail it deserves.

With thousands of loyal repeat clients, it is easy to see why ServiceScape’s reputation only grows stronger every day. Put us to the test to see for yourself. Our top-rated essay editors look forward to taking your college essay from excellent to exceptional!

Frequently asked questions

How do I hire an editor?

You can hire an editor in just four steps:

  1. Browse our directory to find the editor you want to hire.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Hire Me" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

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 editor 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 editor will provide you with a service proposal that will have a unique price for the unique service you require.

Can I have a free sample?

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

  1. Browse our directory to find an editor you'd like to ask for a free sample.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Free Sample" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

If the editor accepts your free sample request, you will receive the sample edited version within a couple of days.

How do I contact an editor?

To contact an editor about your project, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find the editor you'd like to contact.
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  3. From the profile page, click on the "Send Message" button.
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We will email you a notification as soon as your editor replies to your message.

How do I set up a teleconference with an editor?

If you would like to speak with an editor directly, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find an editor you'd like to speak with on a teleconference call.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Teleconference" button.
  4. Enter the date and time you would like to have your discussion.

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

Where can I find ratings and reviews for editors?

You can find ratings and reviews from past clients within most editor profiles. Just find your editor 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.

Can I see examples of work the editors have done in the past?

Many editors have portfolios which feature their editing. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button to view these edited versions.

Where can I find price and due date information?

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

Do you provide editing certifications?

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

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