APA, American Pschological Association, Style Research Paper
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Student Research Paper Sample
with APA Documentation
A Representative Student Research Paper Using America Pschological Association (APA) Parenthetical In-text Documentation
This handout offers general guidelines for typical social science research papers. Students must, however, ask their teachers for the specific requirements of their assignments.
Students should type their papers on one side of the page. Standard margins are 1" on each side.Margins here have been adjusted to accommodate annotations (explanatory notes in the margins).
For editing tips, you may pick up the Practical Punctuation Guide and
other handouts available at the Writing Center or at http://www.tcc.edu/writcent
Revised March 15, 2000 This sample paper is available as a PDF document.In
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