Expert Letter of Recommendation Editing Services

Whether for employment or for a medical residency, fellowship, master's, PhD or other graduate program, each part of your application is critical to your success as an applicant. Your letter of recommendation is no different.

The DLA Difference

When it comes to ensuring your letter of recommendation is concise, personal and engaging, you are faced with a unique challenge, particularly when your recommender has asked you to write your own recommendation. We'll help you get the content right—and your letter of recommendation ready to leave a lasting impression.

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 letter-writing expertise

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Will help ensure your letter of recommendation stands out from the competition

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 letter of recommendation.

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1,000+ Applications Every Year: We critique, edit and proofread 1,000+ CVs and resumes, letters of recommendation 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 letters of recommendation.

Our Clients Get Accepted

100%: The only clients who have used our editing services for their letters of recommendation 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

Letter of Recommendation Editing & Feedback

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

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 Letter of Recommendation

Letter of Recommendation 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 5 Tips for Your
Letter of Recommendation

  1. Open by clearly stating the purpose of the letter
  2. Use a direct, forthright, personal tone
  3. Be concise and thorough
  4. Be specific in the details
  5. Keep your letter to 1 page, unless more is needed

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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