What Students Are Saying...

 

Student Testimonials

  • "I learned so many things in this course. My instructor was very nice and very helpful. I highly enjoyed taking this course, and would highly recommend it to anybody." -- Isabella L.
  • "This course was extremely helpful. I especially enjoyed learning about style sheets. I will be looking at more classes from Universal Class and will recommend them to others." -- Laura M.
  • "This course was very helpful and I gained so much insight. I feel I can better hone the copyediting and proofreading skills I have already. I feel much better equipped. Thank you for this opportunity." -- Gabrielle G.
  • "It has been a real eye-opener. Daphnee's amiable and caring posture has helped heaps in the learning process." -- Ralph C.
  • "I thought the course was thorough in preparing you for work in the field of proofreading and copyediting. For sure, you have to take copious notes and do all the exercises to get the most out of the class. I found that they prepare you for what you will need to do the job, like preparing a style sheet. The rest is just practice and experience. Of course, if you're not as confident in your grammar or spelling skills, you might need more education to go into this field." -- Dina P.
  • "This course is exactly what I was looking for in order to learn about proofreading and copyediting. I have been interested in working in this field for a long time and was looking for information which detailed the job, offered accurate information about the tasks involved, and provided employment information. This course fulfilled my hopes and expectations without the hype and sales process found elsewhere on the internet! I now know my strengths and weaknesses, which skills I need to improve, and how to find the work. I really enjoyed the challenge, and the format of the course is great for learning in a progression, the best way to learn. Also, my teacher Daphnee St. Val was awesome! Thanks for this opportunity." -- Dawn D.
  • "It was very helpful and it contains all the necessary information needed for launching a career in proofreading and copyediting." -- Ethran D.
  • "I think this course was simply phenomenal! It was helpful in many ways and because of that, it exceeded my expectations." -- Theodore L.
  • "This course gave an excellent insight into the job of an editor and proofreader and all that both entails. I thoroughly enjoyed this class. Now I must put into practice what I have learned and hopefully garner a job that will be lucrative in all aspects." -- Patsy J.
  • "I really liked this course. I feel the instructor really put a lot of effort into the content and made the student actually review the material to complete the assignments. Thanks!" -- Crystal S.
  • "I really enjoyed this course. It was just the right amount of information in easy to digest bites. I would definitely recommend to anyone interested in the topic." -- Amber L.
  • "I'm very satisfied with the knowledge acquired through this course. The step by step lesson flow made it easier to understand the requirements of both proofreading and copyediting." -- James O.
  • "First off, I want to say thank you to Universal Class for providing such great instruction in Proofreading and Copyediting, and at a very affordable price. From the overall ease of the signing up for the course, to the navigation of the site, I found it to be a great experience. I learned so much about how to be a better writer, as well as areas that needed improvement with supporting materials to have as a reference later on. I would highly recommend Universal Class to others, and I plan to return for additional courses as a way to improve my skills both personally and professionally. My last comment is about Daphnee St. Val, a wonderful instructor that provided helpful feedback and tips on how to move forward. She made recommendations on materials to support my efforts to become a better writer as well. I give Daphnee a 10+!" -- Elena O.
  • "Great lessons! Reinforced previous knowledge and help discover tips and tools to continue building on." -- Faylee F.
  • "I found this course to be extremely informative. It provided valuable tools needed to perform the task." -- Stephanie H.
  • "This course was excellent and answered all the questions I had regarding proofreading and copyediting." -- Diane H.
  • "This course has been an exceptionally informative, and well presented course...The presentation, and the format in which it was presented, was very helpful in allowing me the freedom, and confidence, to follow the instructor... I am confident, informed, and ready to put what I have learned to task... Thank you..." -- Yvonne F.
  • "This course was very informative and helpful. The instructor responded to any questions in a timely manner and seemed quite friendly. I would recommend this course to others." -- Sheri W.
  • "I found this course to be extremely helpful. I am more confident than ever, that I will be able to make this a sustainable career for myself. I appreciate the ability to save each of the lessons so that I can look back on the information. I also appreciate how accessible the instructor was and the message form to converse with other students. Thanks so much." -- Jessica B.
  • "This course was wonderful. It was very informative, and covered just the right amount in each lesson." -- Lorraine A.
  • "The course was more than an introduction to proofreading and copyediting. While completing lessons, I did not feel underwhelmed nor overwhelmed. The content was clear, concise, informative, and well-written." -- Carmen W.
  • "I thought this was an excellent course. Very insightful into the world of proofreading and copy editing." -- Kathy S.
  • "This course was helpful. I appreciated the flow of the lessons and the associated work. I look forward to getting involved in proofreading in the very near future." -- Robert L.
  • "This course was very helpful. The format especially suited my learning style. I was able to: take 'copious' notes from the text version of the lessons (writing notes is how I learn best); watch/listen to the video to reinforce my learning; review my notes; and sometimes make additional notations for future reference. Lesson 13 provided excellent information. While I had done research on how to get started in proofreading, this Lesson concisely conveyed key points and considerations. Overall, very helpful course. I learned a lot. THANK YOU!" -- Kate M.
  • "Overall, I think this is a great course for someone interested in proofreading and copyediting. The information and assignments in the course give a good overview of what is involved in this kind of work. Even though I have been working as a freelance proofreader/copyeditor, I found that I learned something new. I was never quite sure what the difference was between the two occupations. Now I do!" -- Pamela R.
  • "I found this course to be extremely helpful. It contained very useful information that relates directly to real-life situations. You were very thorough in the subjects covered. Compared to other proofreading courses I looked at, for much more money, I think this course was the best choice for me." -- Kathleen C.
  • "I found this course very helpful, I have learned many things that I did not know about this career path. I feel more confident moving forward." -- Kerry-gaye B.
  • "I wasn't sure if I'd really learn a whole lot about proofreading and copyediting from a 14 lesson course, but I actually learned a lot of things I did not know. I feel very confident the new skills and ideas I learned in this course are going to make me even better at my job. I think the course was a good mix of quizzing knowledge, and hands-on activities." -- Melissa C.
  • "This course was absolutely AMAZING! I learned a great deal about proofreading and copyediting similarities and how they differentiate. This was one of the most interesting and exciting courses I have ever taken. It helped me to know which profession I am more passionate about and will be pursuing....Thank You again for teaching this course. It was Awesome!" -- Anna W.
  • "I loved it and I feel I've gained new skills. I really enjoyed the fact that each lesson is bite-size and easy to complete." -- Natasa N.
  • "I appreciate how clearly the proofreading and copyediting jobs were distinguished. There were some parallels between the two, so that led to some confusion. However, with how clear and consistent the concepts were in this course, I eventually caught on." -- Autumn C.
  • "I found this course very helpful, particularly the proofreaders' marks and the career advice. The instructor was very accessible and also prompt in correcting assignments." -- Selina E.
  • "I was looking for a course to help me hone my proofreading skills and give me confidence moving forward. I thought this course was very thorough and it covered areas that I didn't even know existed. It was well worth the money spent. Thank you so much for everything." -- Marile L.
  • "I'm so glad I took this course. There was valuable information that I would have never learned on my own." -- Megan S.
  • "I enjoyed it. I came away with a much better understanding of copy editing and proofreading and what the differences are." -- Laurel F.
  • "I enjoyed the course. I learned a lot to help improve my own writing as well as help others." -- Mariah D.
  • "I learned so much during this course. I am so thankful that I took this course." -- Erin F.
  • "This was a very worthwhile course, very well written and well laid out." -- Karen E.
  • "I do think the course was helpful, as it added to my existing knowledge base." -- Liz A.
  • "I found this course very informative and helpful." -- Carrie C.
  • "I think this course was very helpful." -- Ter'vette M.
  • "The proofreading practice using marks was the most useful in preparing me for a job." -- Gillian P.
  • "I thoroughly enjoyed the challenge and experience. The course enabled me, at 68, to prove that it's never too late to learn - and to get 97%!" -- Jill B.
  • "Thank you. This class helped me to start working towards a copyediting career. :0)" -- Laurie W.
  • "This course got me on my way to a proofreading and editing career." -- Suzanne N.
  • "I found the practice exercies to be most helpful." -- Stephanie C.
  • "I learned a lot from this course. It was great." -- Stephanie C.
  • "The extra add on that the instructor included at the end of each lesson that we could printout and save for future fererence. Course was well organized." -- Helaine R.
  • "The instructor was very helpful and wonderful. I truly enjoyed her as a teacher and I look forward to taking more of her classes." -- Patrice W.
  • "The entire course was helpful, I'm even more aware of everthing I write, whether it's an email or letter." -- Sue V.
  • "What was most helpful was finding out what I need to know to pursue this work. I also liked the simplifed, organized presentation(s) on what skills need to be acquired; the netlinks; and the practice in proofreading/copyediting." -- Patricia S.
  • "I found all parts of this helpful since I am a beginner in proofreading." -- Yolanda A.
  • "I found all of the course helpful." -- Ryan B.
  • "I thought the instructor was professional and polite which made taking the course even more beneficial." -- Sue V.
  • "The practice was most helpful, as well as the information on how to get started with a proofreading/copyediting career and the salary info." -- Megan L.
  • "[The instructor was] very timely in getting assignments graded, which is very much appreciated." -- Megan L.
  • "The lesson plans and the online sites have helped me in my position at work and I have been able to put the tips and skills I have acquired to good use." -- Paula M.
  • "Thank you so much for the time that you took to put together this excellent course." -- Paula M.
  • "The proofreading/copyediting course is very good instruction for building confidence and understanding." -- Ryan B.
  • "What was most helpful was the instructor's quick response, helpful comments, and willingness to interact, and answer questions, as well as be supportive." -- Karen H.