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Citations: APA Style (7th ed.)

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

Student Template

APA student manuscript layout: title page, paper, references page

Font

  • Variety of font choices are permitted as long as it is the same font throughout the text of the paper.  Some suggestions are 11-point Calibri, 11-point Arial, 10-point Lucida Sans Unicode, 12-point Times New Roman, and 11-point Georgia.

    If your instructor has specified a font or font size, follow those guidelines.

Line Spacing

  • Double-spaced - including title, headings, footnotes, quotations, references, and figure captions, an all text lines of the paper

Margins

  • 1-inch margins all the way around - this is probably the default

Alignment

  • Do not justify the right margin (make the right margin even); for text use flush left