7 Things That'll Make Every Academic's Life Easier

I can't tell you how many academics we work with. Thousands? Tens of thousands? I'm bad with numbers; that's why I became a proofreader. Enough about me, though. There are so many ways you can save time and avoid embarrassment in your academic writing.

1. Proofreading before Submitting to Journals

Let's talk about weak English in journal articles. We've all seen it, and you might have even had a paper rejected simply because the English needed work. Your credibility as an author is instantly lost with the firt msipelled wrd or sentence strange. See what I mean? To increase your chances of having your paper accepted by a leading journal, you're going to need some top-notch editorial help. Get an academic proofreading and editing quote (and a free sample) here.

2. Speed Up Your Research

Research takes time—and lots of it. If you haven't yet heard of Questia, you're going to thank me. It's a research platform with a small monthly fee that'll give you hours and hours back. It works on your phone, computer, or tablet and gives you access to more than 83,000 academic books and more than 10,000,000 articles. Why would you waste your precious time researching far more manually when you could pull the right sources up expediently with Questia? Check it out here.

3. Get More Grant Money

Do you need scientific grant consulting? Like a Hertz Fellow from the MIT Media Lab hops on the phone with you and shows you how to bring in the dollars? Well, it's your lucky day. Email ScienceGrantConsulting@ProofreadingServices.com and I'll make the introduction.

4. Improve Your Grad School Applications

This is where things get serious. There's no room for errors when your future is on the line. Our editing team will leverage the knowledge we've gained from reading thousands of applications and help restructure your personal statement so that it wows your reviewers. Our Deluxe Academic Package for grad school applications will help get you where you want to go.

5. Increase Your TOEFL Score

If English isn't your native language, grad school isn't going to happen without a high TOEFL score. You can't just wish that to be the case, though. You're going to need to study for the TOEFL, and there's no better way to do that than the Magoosh TOEFL course. Why do I make that claim? Because Magoosh offers a 7-day money-back guarantee and a guarantee that you'll increase your TOEFL score by at least 4 points. Check out the Magoosh TOEFL course here. You can always get a tutor, but Magoosh will be cheaper.

6. Sell Your Old Books

How many books are sitting on your shelf right now? Fifty? A hundred? More? Most are dead weight. You'll never read them again. Why not sell them and use the money for a vacation? (Every academic deserves a vacation.) The best tool I've found to do that is SellBackBooks.com. Check them out and make some extra money.

7. Don't Make Mistakes When Contacting Publications [Free Guide]

Get our free guide 6 Mistakes to Avoid When Contacting Publications. You could make these mistakes yourself. Or, you know, you could decide to avoid that altogether.

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