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Getting Used To APA? You’re Not Alone

  Transitioning to college means a new schedule, new responsibilities, and, for many, a new way of writing. Students in the science disciplines will find that their instructors require their papers to adhere to the APA style. The APA Style … Continue reading

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Using the Slash: AP Versus Chicago

  Looking to slash your regular writing habits? If you’re a Chicago-style writer, you’re in luck! AP writers, on the other hand, might want to look at other options. Check out what the AP vs. Chicago blog advises on using … Continue reading

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Numbers in the AP and Chicago Style Guides

  If you’re an academic or business writer, chances are you work in different style guides regularly. Keeping each style guide straight can become confusing, especially when it comes to numbers. Here’s a helpful piece we found from the wonderfully … Continue reading

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The One Question to Ask When Looking to Hire an Editor

One of my highest priorities as editor in chief of DLA Editors & Proofers is to be personally available to our clients. While the demands on my time sometimes prevent this, I enjoy introducing myself to prospective clients, especially when … Continue reading

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Why a Master’s or PhD Does Not Guarantee Great Dissertation Editing

While this may come as a surprise, whether someone has a master’s degree or PhD makes little difference in his or her ability to be a great editor, let alone one for your dissertation.  There are, essentially, two components to … Continue reading

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What to Look for in a Dissertation Editing Service

When you are working on something as important as your dissertation, the dissertation editing service you choose should be able to meet your needs. How do you decide who to trust with a document so critical to your future? Anyone … Continue reading

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What an Editor Can Do for You: Why Dissertation Editing Is Essential

For many preparing for a master’s or PhD, they will never need to write a document as critical to their careers as their dissertations.  Some are pursuing graduate degrees as the necessary next step for professional advancement several years after … Continue reading

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Reduce Your Stress with a Professional Dissertation Editing Service

When clients come to us for our professional dissertation editing service, it is rarely because the dissertation itself is giving them trouble.  While this does happen, our clients are intelligent master’s- and PhD-seeking candidates who know how to work smartly … Continue reading

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More Great Tips to Help You in Writing Your Dissertation

In a previous post, we gave you several tips to help you with writing your dissertation before sending it to a professional dissertation editing service.  Our clients come to us at many different stages in the process of writing their dissertations. … Continue reading

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Tips for Writing a Dissertation or Thesis

Dissertations and theses often mark the summit of your higher education. As such, they are both exciting and stressful, and a thoughtful approach can help keep them from becoming more stress than excitement. Here are a few tips to make … Continue reading

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