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The Student Proofreaders offer free proofreading to any current Garrett-Evangelical student for required coursework and degree-work (theses, dissertations, mid-point reflections, etc.).  They can assist with punctuation, word choices, spelling, basic sentence structure, and citations.  To have your paper proofread, please send it to:  garrett-proofreaders@googlegroups.com.  One of the proofreaders will assist you with your paper.  We ask that you please observe the following:
 
  • Please allow at least 24 hours for a proofreader to read and return your paper.  
  • If your paper is over 15 pages in length, please allow at least 48 hours for it to be proofread and returned.
  • The proofreaders do not edit or critique content.  If you would like assistance with editing, content, or structure, please contact Dr. Diane Capitani in the Writing Center.  Her email is diane.capitani@garrett.edu.
  • Please direct all questions and concerns about the student proofreaders to Ms. Krista McNeil, Administrator for Academic Affairs, at 847.866.3903 or krista.mcneil@garrett.edu

 

 

 

 

Resources

Students at Garrett-Evangelical should use Turabian or Chicago Manual Style for all writing assignments unless their instructor tells them otherwise.  The link below is to a citation reference quick guide for Turabian style, taken from, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 8th edition.

 

The proofreaders use Microsoft Track Changes to proofread and comment on documents.  This is a built-in feature of Microsoft Word.  Please view these helpful tutorials on how use Track Changes.