Q. Which is the best title that I can choose for my paper?


Here are some recommendations for writing a title (According to the APA manual):

  • Titles of papers should be limited to no more than 12 words and not have any abbreviations.
  • APA recommends avoiding extra words that don’t serve a useful purpose, such as “a study of” or “An experimental investigation of.” 
  • In doing a college paper, the main element you seek in a title is one that will clearly state the subject of the paper.

Visit the APA Help guide to see a sample paper with title page.

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  • Last Updated Jan 30, 2018
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