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Citations: APA Style (7th ed.)

How to create a document and cite using APA, 7th edition.


Title this page Abstract (centered, bold), then start writing your summary without tabbing over the first line of your paragraph.


An abstract is simply a summary of the paper it precedes. It should be about 150-250 words and cover all parts of your paper.

We suggest setting up a placeholder and coming back to do this last, as it's easier to summarize what your paper is about after you've actually written it.