If bullets are used then these should be small squares or circles.
Commas should separate each item in a series, even before the conjunction , i.e. The header is located within, not below, the margin.
No words should be hyphenated and there should be two spaces after end-of-sentence punctuation. Lists or seriation should be separate sentences identified by an Arabic numeral followed by a period.
The first word is capitalized, and the sentence ends with a period.
The only exception is the first paragraph of the abstract.
Pages should be balanced to avoid windows and orphans.
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But keep in mind each university often has its own styling overrides for the title page, front matter, margins, tables of contents and running headers. Ensure every page in your document is US Letter size 8.5” x 11” with margins of at least 1” on all sides.
There is no need to set the header at a specific distance from the top of the page.
APA guidelines then specify that the title page should have a running header of: Running head: TITLE OF PAPER 1 The next pages then follow with a running header of: TITLE OF PAPER 2 However, your University Guidelines may override this instruction instead requesting roman numerals in the front matter and removing the words “Running head”.