I have worked with Michael during my PhD. dissertation between late 2009 and 2010. He edited my writing, proofread and even made some useful suggestions regarding to the paragraph relations. He was very responsive, friendly, and most importantly very much on schedule with his work during the whole process. So, I was really happy with his work and highly recommend him to my friends and to anybody who looks for an editor.
Sema D., Phd,
Turkey, September 18, 2013
Mike is an all-star editor and extremely flexible. I approached Mike with just a couple months to go before an important dissertation deadline. He readily helped me, despite the fact I should have provided him with my materials many weeks prior. In addition, Mike's detailed feedback and extremely strong editorial skills made my process so much smoother than it could have been. I have happily referred colleagues and friends to Mike for his assistance with various writing projects.
Corinna C., February 4, 2016
I recently had the opportunity to work with Michael Presky during the final stages of completing my dissertation. He was simply a consummate professional to work with. I completed a mixed-methods research design that resulted in a 200+ page dissertation with a copious amount of interrelated tables and charts. Michael's attention to detail was impeccable. He consistently met the program deadlines for the project and provided timely communication. I would highly recommend him for any large scale editing project of such caliber.
Heather W., January 29, 2016
I needed professional editing while working on my Doctoral Manuscript. Our group was given a list of previously used editors, who turned out to be either highly over-rated, or too big for their britches.
So I did a Google search and held my breath! That was until I found Michael on a similar site. His rates were phenomenal, and so were his reviews.
I took a gamble, reached out to him, and will NEVER use another editor again. He really helped me with paper organization, unique APA editing, and gave me great suggestions on how to strengthen particular points.
Out of a group of 10, I was the only one who needed minor final modifications. Mike is easy to work with, gets back to you quickly, keeps you on course. Excellent choice!!
Cynthia H., January 28, 2016
I've worked with Michael for over 3-4 years now, and all I can say is that he is the BEST!! He edited several of my nursing research papers and various written projects. I like the fact that he was always flexible, prompt, proficient, and HONEST. Awesome work, Michael! Thank you so much!! This is legit post from a real client.
Liza J. Coe, MPH, MSN, CPNP
Los Angeles, California
I don't know if I would have finished my PhD without Michael's help. He edited each chapter of my dissertation, making comments and suggestions on grammar, style, clarity, etc. He concentrated on specific areas as I requested, always delivered on time or early, and was prompt, courteous, and friendly in his communications. A great find!
Amanda Bain, Ph.D.
Los Angeles, California
I worked with Michael for three years while researching for my Doctorate in Education at Oregon State University. He was amazing with his editing, word association, extensive knowledge of APA, and attention to details such as spelling, grammar and punctuation. He understood the subject and was very helpful in clarifying my ideas and making the writing flow. He was especially helpful with the literature review, which was extensive, very difficult and required numerous drafts. He was also very effective with time and turning work around back to you.
I owe quite a bit of my accomplishment to Michael. A definite must for Masters and PhD editing, not to mention book publishing. A great source for professionals.
John Glavan, Ph.D.
Professor, Los Angeles City College
Chair, Social Studies Department
Los Angeles, California
Michael Presky really helped me get through my dissertation. I couldn't have gotten it done as soon as I did without him. Very knowledgeable and helpful -- highly recommended!
Cathy (CJ) Johnson, Ed.D., Educational Technology
Associate Professor, Pasadena City College
I needed an editor for a dissertation I was writing, though I had run into a couple of people who said they were editors, time showed that they knew more about charging for the work than the work itself. When I met Mike on Thumbtack, he not only came across as honest, but he put his heart into the dissertation as if it were his own. He enhanced my word usage and filled in the empty spaces with very professional linguistic tones all within a very short period of time.
What impressed me about the service is that it took all of the pressure off as my dissertation was accepted. Michael's maturity and know how went beyond that of mere money and for me, I could not think of anything which could have been better!
James Barkley, D.Min.
Doctor of Ministry, with Emphasis in Leadership
Los Angeles, California, March 3, 2013
Michael was a pleasure to work with. He was very thorough and on time and helped me a lot with my paper. His services are great and you won't be disappointed if you decide to work with him.
Aleena S., March 11, 2014
Mr. Presky is a great editor. He is very professional and organized. It's been a long time that I have worked with him. He has edited many of my papers such as term papers, research papers, and personal statements through my undergraduate and graduate school. I was always satisfied with his comments and proof-readings; they are very helpful for future writings. He is very knowledgeable and also familiar with citations and references in APA format. I am highly satisfied with his works and recommend him to everyone who's looking for a great editor.
Sam D., January 8, 2014
Mike--Thank you again for all your support with my recent academic study. Your deep expertise, incredible diligence and genuine interest in the research has truly and distinctly contributed to its success. I highly recommend you and your work based on this exceptional, comprehensive experience.
Dr. William L. Cowen IV
Thank you for your exceptional editing on my project. Your services were exemplary. I not only thank you for your thoughtful insight and acumen regarding APA formatting but also for your timely correspondence regarding changes to the document. I will seek your services again as I make my way into the academic world.
Peter F., March 3, 2016
Mr. Presky recently edited my dissertation as part of my doctoral program at the University of New England. His prior knowledge of the program and experience with APA formatting helped me to complete and successfully defend my dissertation. The majority of our conversations occurred through email as I live in Maine and he lives in California. Mr. Presky provided a clear overview of the costs for his services and he offered multiple options for payment which was convenient. Mr. Presky provided great feedback and he met or exceeded all timelines and deadlines for submittal. I would highly recommend Mr. Presky if you have a need for editing services.
Richard G., February 6, 2016
I hired Michael to help me with my writing on a very important paper, which I was stuck on moving forward. Michael knows the right questions to ask to get you moving forward to finish the project. In addition, Michael's knowledge of APA is amazing, and his quickness to turn papers around is by far the best yet! His skillset is 5 Stars and I have recommended him to many of my colleagues.
Virginia G., August 20, 2013
I've worked with Mike for many years. He edited my papers when I was going to school and always did a great job. Since then I've had him do my business letters and such. Always helpful, prompt, and willing to do small jobs. I highly recommend him as an editor.
Howard G., January 8, 2016
Mr. Presky is an outstanding editor with both skills and patience. He helped me with revising my academic paper and gave me useful advice on how to improve my writing in the future. I definitely recommend him for people who need help with essay revision.
Zhenni Z., March 16, 2014
Mr. Presky is a wonderful editor. He is familiar with APA format, he is very professional, skilled, reliable editor. I have worked with Mr. Presky for more than five years and I highly recommend him for anyone who is working on a manuscript, paper, book.
Halle F., November 25, 2013
Michael has been amazing. Detail oriented, professional and a very good communicator. I hightly recommend him for dissertation editing services. Top notch!
Greg E., July 4, 2013
Did my dissertation. Outstanding Job! Great communication from start to finish and completed the work in a timely manner. Very meticulous, looking for every mistake and detail. Will use Michael again for future projects! - From a Doctoral Student
Charles P., June 27, 2013
Mike is an excellent and efficient editor and proofreader. He is dedicated and works in a timely and very courteous manner. He is knowledgeable and very organized. His price is also very reasonable for me since I am a student. Thanks Mike for all of your help.
Judy V., June 4, 2013
Mr. Presky is an outstanding editor. He has excellent people skills. I will recommend him to any doctoral student who needs a dissertation editor. You will not encounter any APA style issues.
Prosper Torku, February 28, 2015
Michael helped me to edit my dissertation. He was very persistent and accurate. Michael was very professional, friendly and patient. After I submitted the corrections he was very open to answer/correct any questions and minor adjustments to the paper. I am looking forward to using him in the future.
Eyanna R., February 15, 2015
I hired Mike to help me with my dissertation. Very helpful, professional, and comprehensive in his edits. I appreciated Mike's extreme attention to detail and his command of APA formatting. I have recommended him to many other of my fellow graduate students at UNE.
Laura B., January 5, 2015
Mike kindly and effectively went through my research drafts and provided many extremely helpful suggestions. He is also highly responsive to all inquires!
Dennis C., February 5, 2016
Mike Presky was an excellent help with correcting several of my graduate writting assignments. He is very reliable, patience and punctual. I highly recommend his expertise to any of my classmates.
Kim T., January 28, 2016
I am extremely happy with Michael. English is not my first language, so I desperately needed help editing my thesis. Michael was attentive and very quick!
I am definitely recommending him to some school mates.
My thesis looks unbelievable and my board are very impressive with the changes that Michael made.
Thank you so much. Marialice
Marialice S., April 2, 2014
Michael Presky is a pleasure to work with. He is consistent, reliable and professional. If you give him a deadline, he meets it. He is an expert in APA editing which was required for my school journals, research papers and extensive notes. We have worked together for many years. He understands complex grading rubrics and would give feedback on how to improve, encouraging me to rewrite areas in my paper that were weak. I owe my consistent grades of "A" to him. I have recommended him to fellow advanced practice nursing students who were also pleased with his service. It is hard to find an editor who understands graduate level work. He is a jewel and I highly recommend him.
Wendy Piper, RN, BSN, MSN
Advanced Practice Nurse
Los Angeles, California