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4 Steps Professionals Take To Edit An Essay

by John Mark Academic Writing Help

At times even a well-written paper may have to face the brunt of poor grades just because of grammatical errors in the copy. This is why editors suggest that you leave enough time to edit your piece before you submit the final draft. While most students are aware of the many benefits of editing, they often do not understand how to edit or proofread an paper.

If you are not accustomed to the process of proofreading, then I have a step-by-step guide that professional editors follow while proofreading an paper.  

1. Read the paper aloud

At times, just going through the paper may not be enough. You may miss out errors that you have made. This is why online editors read aloud to hear how all the sentences sound when they are read. When you read out loud, your ear picks up the problems that your eyes miss.

2. Avoid fluff

The second stage of editing is to ensure that all the words that you have written contribute to establishing the argument. In this stage, editors heck whether the phrases used are necessary or not and eliminate the needless fluff.

3. Check the style and tone

Next up, the editors check whether the paper is written in the correct structure or not. Not many of you know that there are ten types of paper, and each has a separate format. So you need to make sure that the format you have used is fit for the genre of the paper that you have written. Check whether the tone of the piece is academic. Also, an interactive tone can help you make the paper more engaging but check for casual undertones in the affordable paper.

4. Reference and Authenticity

Now that you are done with the grammatical and structural areas, you need to move on and make sure that your piece has credible reference sources. The hyperlinks that you provide in between your paper should be valid for cross-referencing purposes. While summing up a citation list, make sure that you follow the right format. Run plagiarism checks too to stay assured that your assignment has no second copy and is original.

Editing is a long process that spreads out in many stages. So, I suggest that you start early so that you do not have to rush. You can also take external assistance from online paper editors for an unbiased opinion and an assured flawless paper.


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