APA style dictates a particular format for your paper. Before you begin typing your paper, set up your document in the following way:
APA 7th edition gives you some flexibility with your font-type and font-size choices. Different font types require different sizes due to the varying size of the font itself. Here are the options. Choose what works best for you!
Note: We will try to represent what each font looks like below. However, it may look a little different in your word processing application, so we suggest you try each one out to make your own decision.
For more information about APA formatting guidelines, we recommend you view the short video below, which covers all of the basics. (This video was created by Keuka College librarian, Nancy Marksbury.)
You can also start by downloading this APA template made by the Keuka College Writing Center. Add your own information, delete the instructions, and all the formatting has been done for you! Download and save this template to keep it for future APA assignments.