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  • 20 years in business
  • 681 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Antony A.
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With the help of Rebecca's expertise, I was accepted to medical school and to be completely honest I could not have done it without her! I wanted to thank her so much for helping me throughout this long process (almost one year)! She truly made me the best applicant I could be from writing a new personal statement and editing my entire application along with CV, to writing and editing over 100 secondary application and even helping prepare a stellar personal statement for a prestige summer research position at Harvard! Words can not express how thankful I am to have had Rebecca as my personal professional writer. I really could not have done it without her. I wanted to thank her for being so patient with me and always ready to give me a pep talk and making me believe that this was all possible. I wanted to tell you all this over the phone, but I would have gotten too emotional and started crying because of how amazing she is and how she played such an integral role in helping me achieve my dream(s). So instead I am crying tears of appreciation and joy while I write this review. Thank you Rebecca! :)

Koppelman & Associates
4.9
from 26 reviews
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Izumi M.
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My company hired Koppelman & Associates for a corporate event video. We were looking for professionalism and reliability, and Koppelman & Associates did not dissapoint. Our event took more time than anticipated, and the final video required detailed editing. Koppelman & Associates’s service throughout the process was thorough, and resulted in a great video at a very reasonable price. We will definitely use his service again.

Bernell Editorial Services
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 34 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Pooja S.
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I am a non native English speaker. I was struggling with my comprehensive (thesis) paper. Laura helped me brain storm ideas for my paper, gave me constructive feedback, and helped me edit the paper. She spent a lot of one on one time with me and constantly stayed in touch with me. Laura is very caring and genuine and it shows in her work. She wasn't quite familiar with my topic (I am in healthcare), but she went above and beyond trying to understand what I was writing about so that she could help me best way possible. She is a great editor and a very sincere person. I am graduating this June and I may not need her help for academic papers, but I will always come to her for any writing and editing help. I will recommend her to everyone!

Jim Holtan Media
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Camila M.
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Jim was a pleasure to work with. He was extremely helpful and professional. He used multiple cameras to videotape our event, which was incredibly useful for our editing purposes.

jenfranklin digital
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Shelly R.
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I had been procrastinating for quite some time about hiring a web designer, but was so glad to be matched up with J-357 through thumbtack! From our first conversation, I knew that her great personality was going to be the perfect fit. She was extremely easy to work with, and provided exceptional communication. Being that we live on opposite coasts, I truly appreciated her quick communication and adaptability. She really went above and beyond to work with me across time zones, and was extremely flexible with my schedule. But it didn't stop there...the website that she designed for me is absolutely amazing; it is truly everything I envisioned and more! J-357 provided a training session once the website was complete. She is great to work with if you are not tech savvy, and explains the details in clear and simplified terms. She is extremely patient, takes into consideration your suggestions, and is extremely quick with the edits. Compared to other web designers that I researched, her pricing is extremely reasonable. J-357 provided an awesome service all around. I would recommend this web designer to anyone who is looking for a high quality, professional or personal website. Thanks J-357!

  • 8 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Aastha G.
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Anish is hands down the best tutor in this area! I needed someone to tutor me for the GRE and he was exceptional. His teaching style and experience is exactly what you need to score high on the exam. Additionally, he offered to edit my personal statements for graduate schools. His feedback was amazing and he responds in a timely manner. Due to his help, I was able to write the perfect statement and score in the 90th percentile. I am going to attend my dream graduate program in the fall and I have a lot to thank him for. I am forever grateful for this tutor and his dedication to help people!

Black Dot Writing, LLC
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Colin R.
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Incredibly professional and was able to really capture our brand voice. Great to work with and took direction well and really ran with it. I will continue to use Black Dot for all my web and print copy.

  • 14 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Wing P.
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Marc did a fantastic job writing the copy for our app. Very easy to work with. Shared useful insights as well. Highly recommended!

Kristen Cosby
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
MARGARET O.
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Kristen was excellent in every way. Her editing suggestions were all very helpful. By the way, this block of your form was almost invisible to me. I didn't even know it was here, until "Submit Review" wouldn't work for me, and I searched for the reason why. This part of the form appeared very faintly, the text in it was illegible because it was so faint.

SAT Tutoring
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Carl B.
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Ellie Schamber mentored me through my graduate prerequisite courses in Psychology as well as my Ph.D. dissertation. She also edited many of my papers and the dissertation. Ellie is a very good writer, and she did an excellent job of both guiding me and editing the manuscript. The dissertation was approved and praised by the academic dean for its writing as well as the content. We are now collaborating on a book, and I am very pleased with her ability to understand abstract ideas and articulate them clearly. Ellie always came on time, over the period of several years, and provided me with the highest quality work.

Burt T.
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Hello! I've known Rafael for 6 years as a friend first, & later as my assistant with my home-based businesses, which are: dishesdelmar.com and eNotecards.com. I also know Rafael as a diligent coach with regard to my hobby, writing. He edited my manuscript, my personal 33 year San Francisco story. I'll work on it this fall & then send it his way for further clean-up, if he has the time. If not, I'll be patient. Rafael has a brilliant mind coupled with a kind heart & a sea of sincerity. He's a mensch, a class act, & much more. I'm Burt Tessler burtsf@gmail.com

Noey Neumark
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Taoran L.
    Verified review

    Noey is great !!! Noey helped me to edit my statement of purpose when I apply to graduate school. She really understand what I means and show my ideas which I cannot express clearly by myself. Thanks Noey, I could be a student in UCLA CS this fall!

    Brodie Hilp
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Lisa S.
    Verified review

    I was on a short deadline and Brody was very mindful of that and made herself available even on the weekend to make sure I got my paper in on time. She went above and beyond with her edits and even did research on my behalf. I highly recommend her!

    Steve Dulas
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 18 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Carla M.
    Verified review

    Due to my diminishing knowledge of English grammar, I searched the Internet for an editor to help navigate the murky byways of periods, commas, verb endings and sentence structure. Thankfully I came upon Steve Dulas, a former copy editor for a local county newspaper in the San Francisco Bay area. I couldn't be more pleased with Steve’s work. Not only does he have a lifetime career in editing and turning out “clean” copy, but I found he also carefully reads for content and offers creative and sometimes just common sense advice to look at vague or weak areas so that the narrative flows and is coherent. This advice is always given as a kind suggestion; Steve is never demeaning or heavy handed. Steve reviewed half of my book (45,000 words) in a timely two week period, sending me one copy with the changes and yet another copy with creative thoughts in specific places. It really was an outstanding job. I can happily give Steve a five star reference and am certain anyone would be as pleased as I was to find him. I plan to use him again.

    Margaret Allen
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 11 years in business
    Ann P.
    Verified review

    I have used her editing services many times. She is professional, efficient, and knows her trade well. I would use her services again without hesitation.

    Justin W.
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    Jackie was able to help me with the typos in my book. I am dyslexic, so I will never be able to catch every typos, but she did and she turned around 272 pages of work in about a week. It was amazing. I have always wanted to get my book on the market, and I couldn't do it without her. She was also able to walk me through the self-publishing, which was another valuable skill that she has. It was great to work with Jackie, and I am writing more and more, so I will use her in the future as well.

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    Full editorial and production services, including line editing and copy editing for books and journals in the social sciences, particularly Asian and Slavic studies as well as politics, economics, and international affairs; I specialize in academic materials and cater to nonnative English speakers. Over 25 years' experience with scholarly and university presses. Meticulous, on time, and well skilled at applying Chicago and other scholarly styles.

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    English and Business Major experienced in spreadsheet design and analysis including templates, macros, functions and formulas, and, of course, data entry. Custom database design for your business, hobby or personal records using cross-platform database engine for use with Mac or Windows OS. Custom databases can be with or in addition to your unique spreadsheets for better, more detailed data, such as including pictures of your inventory, customers, contacts or employees. Word processing including thesis or report writing, research, proof reading, form letter templates or secretarial service. References provided upon request.

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    I'm an ace editor, plus easy to get along with. Send me your writing, I guarantee it will be perfect by the time I'm finished with it. How can I make this claim? Test me. I'm happy to find all the grammatical mistakes and spelling errors, run on sentences you need help with.

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    I'm a published author and a graduate of the English & Creative Writing MFA program at Mills College with over 20 years of writing experience. My first collection of short stories, "Concrete Candy," was published by Double Day when I was just 15 years old, and I have since written for HBO Films which optioned the movie rights to my novel, "The Fence" from 2000-2004. My latest novel, "Wings of Wax" is forthcoming from Booktrope Publishing. I offer copywriting, editing, proofreading, and other services.

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