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ENG 103 Writing in the Sciences: APA General Guidelines

General Guidelines

General Guidelines for the Body of your Paper


Font:        Times New Roman or any legible font
Font Size:             12 pt.
Margins: 1 inch top, bottom and sides
Page Numbers: Upper right corner
Your Name: Immediately before the page number
Title Page: Separate title page

Title Page

The title page should have these items:

  • Title
  • Running head ( shortened title placed at the top of each page)
  • Author's name
  • Author affiliation (Nassau Community College)

Your professor may require more information- ask!

Sample Title Page 

Running Head: OBESITY AMONG CHILDREN                                                                                                            1

Obesity: A Growing Threat Among Children

Anna Williams

Nassau Community College



APA tutorial from the University of Maryland