Editing & Proofreading

Since 2011, Dr. Franz has been serving clients globally through her full-service HR consulting and career coaching firm. Additionally, as a Graduate Writing Consultant at a nationally-recognized Research 1 (R1) University, she offers invaluable insights and support to doctoral students navigating the rigors of academia, including dissertation writing and other academic writing and peer-reviewed publications.


Elevate Your Academic Writing with Our Comprehensive Services

From dissertation coaching to thesis copyediting, Dr. Franz provides personalized guidance to ensure your academic work shines. With services ranging from document editing to proofreading, we cater to a wide range of academic projects, including dissertations, theses, course papers, journal articles, and more.


Key Features of Our Service:

  • Comprehensive editing and proofreading to enhance clarity and conciseness.
  • Expertise in APA style and adherence to academic writing standards and guidelines.
  • Judgment-free proofreading and editing with detailed feedback and suggestions for improvement.


How It Works:

  1. Select your desired service or editing option.
  2. Submit your document for a quote.
  3. Get started on your path to academic excellence!
  4. Click to get started!


Academic Integrity: Our Commitment to You

We prioritize academic integrity and honesty, ensuring that all editing and proofreading services reveal the utmost professionalism. While we do not write content for clients or assess the validity of sources, we guarantee accurate and detailed editing to elevate the quality of your academic work.


Plagiarism Defined:

With APEX Career Services' Academic Dissertation Coaching & Editing Services, we uphold the highest standards of academic integrity. Plagiarism involves the unauthorized use of someone else's work or ideas without proper citation, and we strongly encourage using reputable plagiarism checkers to maintain academic honesty.


Contact Us Today:

Ready to take your academic writing to the next level? Contact Dr. Nadine E. Franz, Ed.D. at APEX Career Services Academic Dissertation Coaching & Editing Services for a free quote today. Partner with Dr. Franz today so you achieve academic success!

Judgment-free editing and proofreading at your service!


  • Dissertation and thesis coaching
  • Dissertation and thesis copyediting
  • Academic writing coaching
  • Documents editing and proofreading


  • Theses and Dissertations
  • Course Papers
  • Journal Articles
  • Books
  • Book Chapters
  • Conference Presentations
  • College Applications
  • Manuscripts
  • Portfolios
  • and more!


  • Academic writing coaching
  • Academic writing support











  1. Select service or editing options
  2. Submit your document
  3. Get a quote
  4. It’s that easy!


  • Key components of writing: thesis, topic sentences, hooks, and closings
  • Article (a/an/the) usage
  • Tone and author’s voice
  • Editing from passive to active voice
  • Word choice, vocabulary, and terminology
  • Overall organization, rearranging as necessary
  • Clarity and conciseness
  • Transitions, providing alternatives where needed
  • Section headings (subordination)
  • Pagination
  • Margins
  • Spell checking
  • Grammar checking
  • Punctuation checking
  • Formatting consistency
  • Typos and misspellings
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Noun-pronoun agreement
  • Unnecessary redundancies or repetitions
  • Comments and feedback in the margin, as necessary
  • Follow-up with the editor
  • Alignment with APA style (7th edition) and campus-specific guidelines
  • Suggest alternative words or phrases and guide writers on flow, sentence and paragraph structure, and organization of ideas overall
  • Detailed overview of areas needing attention and improvement
  • Track changed documents with all edits and changes for the client to review and accept


  • Write content for clients.
  • Assess the validity of sources. We edit for consistency with the citation style, not the quality of the sources themselves.
  • Check for plagiarism or accept accountability for plagiarism. We expect clients to provide documents that include their own work and properly cited sources to avoid plagiarism.
  • Promise or guarantee the project will achieve the client’s intended goal. The project’s success is the complete responsibility of the author/client. We take all measures to ensure accurate and detailed editing and formatting.
  • Take ownership of the client’s failure to plan and allow us enough time to complete your project. Clients are responsible for their issues with tight deadlines and the associated consequences of their failure to plan.