What does it mean required reviews completed?

When the status shows “Required reviews completed,” it means that the reviews have come in, but it might not mean that your paper is being evaluated by the editor. Once the editor starts checking it, the status generally shows “With editor” or “Evaluating recommendation.”

How long does it take for PNAS review?

More than 50% of Direct Submissions are declined by the Editorial Board without additional review, within 2 weeks on average. For papers that are sent on to an editor and reviewers, the average time to receive a decision is 41 days.

What does awaiting AE recommendation mean?

Awaiting AE assignement ⇒ Editor-in-chief (EIC) chooses the associate editor (AE) responsible for the review process. Awaiting EIC decision ⇒ Taking into account the reviewers´comments, AE recommendation and his own opinion, EIC makes a final decision about the paper (accept – revision – reject).

What is AE in Journal?

AE means Associate Editor: Responsible for communication with reviewers of a research manuscript.

What does awaiting reviewer scores mean?

Answer: Typically, in a ScholarOne system, the “Awaiting reviewer assignment” status is shown when invitations have been sent out to reviewers, but reviewers haven’t accepted them yet. On the other hand, the status “Awaiting reviewer scores” means that the paper is under review.