Expert Cover Letter Editing Services

No matter the application, how you draft your cover letter is critical to your success as an applicant. It will be your first impression. And it should be a lasting one.

The DLA Difference

When it comes to ensuring your cover letter is concise, fully developed and engaging, you are faced with a unique and critical challenge. We'll help you get every detail right—and your cover letter ready for sending.

Master's- and PhD-Level Editors

Our editors are professional master's- and PhD-level editors who:

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Possess 50+ years' combined editing experience

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Bear a broad range of cover letter expertise

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Will ensure every word in your cover letter counts

Where Our Expertise Comes From

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Interviews With Employers and Admissions Committees: We interview employers, program directors and admission committee members to know exactly what they want—and don't want—to see in a cover letter.

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1,000+ Applications Every Year: We critique, edit and proofread 1,000+ CVs and resumes, cover letters, bios and personal statements annually. From this volume alone, we know what it takes to stand out.

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In-House, Highly Trained Experts: We do not use freelancers or students. And our editors undergo rigorous training to work on cover letters.

Our Clients Get Accepted

100%: The only clients who have used our editing services for their cover letters and were not accepted for the job or program they were applying to either ignored our suggestions or did not meet the minimum requirements for the position or program.

Our Services

Cover Letter Editing & Feedback

This exceptionally valuable service sets us apart. It includes all Cover Letter Proofreading services, and adds in-depth editing along with detailed, objective feedback on issues that impact the success of your cover letter.

The in-depth editing covers:

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Style and Tone

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Conciseness and Clarity

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Flow and Transitions

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Advanced Word Choice

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Redundancy

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Syntax and Sentence Structure

In our feedback we will tell you what specific improvements to make related to:

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Missing Information

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Irrelevant Information

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Points of Confusion

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Underdevelopment

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Any Other Insight to Enhance Your Cover Letter

Cover Letter Proofreading

With this service, we identify and correct mistakes in basic English usage. It covers:

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Punctuation

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Spelling Errors

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Grammar

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Typographical Errors

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Verb Tense

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Subject-Verb Agreement

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Singular vs Plural

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Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

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Basic Word Choice (Denotation)

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Get to Know Us!

We are a team of dedicated, in-house editors with 50+ years' combined experience.

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Our Top 4 Tips for Your
Cover Letter

  1. Open by clearly stating the purpose of the letter
  2. Be concise and thorough
  3. Use a direct, forthright, humble tone
  4. Limit the letter to 3 or 4 paragraphs, including the intro and conclusion

Feedback We've Received

"Your editing team is definitely something. I will highly recommend your company to a load of other applicants. Keep in mind, this ... was already edited twice by a so-called very famous and professional organization. But I was never satisfied with their work ... Now I see a huge difference and without a fret, I can [send] my ... application. I'll let you know how many interviews I get!"

Abbas K., Danville, KY

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