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APA 7th Edition - Citations and Formatting

Abstract

Elements

  • Brief, comprehensive, and accurate summary of the paper.
  • Address the four or five most important points, concepts, or findings from your paper.
  • Use the same key terms and language used in your paper.

Format

  • Place the abstract on a separate page after the title page (page 2).
  • Include the label “Abstract” in bold, centered at the top of the page.
  • Single paragraph. Do not indent the first line.
  • Double-spaced 
  • ~250 words