APA Essay Checklist for Students

The American Psychological Association (APA) is one of the largest scientific and professional associations in the United States, and it has created a set of citation rules and formatting guidelines for scholarly writing to ensure a professional standard of academic integrity.

To create an essay that follows APA style, you need to focus on two things:

Here's an APA checklist for your formatted essay, with embedded links to the AWC's resources:

For more in-depth formatting inquiries, here are some additional resources: