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What happens when I submit an academic paper to a journal?

So, you’ve just completed your first piece of academic research and your supervisor has asked you to submit it to a journal. You want to act like you’ve got it all together, so you say you don’t need help. Here’s the low-down of how to prepare yourself for submission and what will happen when you […]

What is essay coaching and why do you need it?

Essay coaching was a little something I made up when wondering how students can get around not being able to use a copy-editor for university essays (see my other blog post on proofreading of essays and dissertations). I am not sure if anyone has provided it as a service before or whether a similar service […]

Is paying someone to proofread and copy-edit an essay allowed?

So, you have written a university essay, perhaps even a dissertation, and you are ready to hand in, but you just want one last check over and you’re wondering if you can hire a professional to look over it. The answer to this question is that there is no single answer. Most universities will allow […]