Services Offered Overview
What To Expect...
The writing process can be arduous and frustrating. Advisers are often slow to respond with feedback and their expectations can be vague or seem inconsistent. Dr. Richard J. Sands, MBA, CSSLBB offers prompt and reliable Academic Consulting & Editing Services to ensure that your material is well written, properly formatted, and ultimately approved by your committee.
Academic Consulting & Editing Services range from simple proofreading to heavy line editing to comprehensive style formatting. My editing services will ensure that your material is well written, free of error, and formatted per your program’s style guidelines. As an added bonus, most of our editorial services also include critical review and consultation on the content, argumentation, and organization of your dissertation.
Proofreading: Corrects only typos, spelling mistakes, and objective grammatical errors. This service is for dissertations that have already been edited and need one final review to ensure 100% accuracy.
Copy Editing: Includes proofreading and basic formatting, plus minor improvements to grammar and syntax. Also includes critical feedback on the content and organization of your dissertation. This service is for well written dissertations that require minimal changes.
Line Editing: Includes copy editing, plus improvements to phrasing, transition, flow, and general style formatting. Also includes detailed critical feedback and consultation on the content and organization of your dissertation. Line editing is my most popular order and is suitable for almost any rough draft material.
Formatting: Includes all necessary adjustments to margins, citations, fonts, tables, table of contents, layout, figures, and other typographical issues pertaining to a particular manual of style. Specializing in APA 6th Edition style.
Unsure of Which Service You Need?
Call, or email me and we can discuss what is the best option(s) for you.
Does your dissertation need something a little different from the options provided above? I understand that every dissertation is unique and I am happy to adjust my service to suit your specific needs.
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