There are a handful of pitfalls students face when citing in APA style. The most common mistakes include improper in-text citations, not including the appropriate sections, and simple errors with spacing, indentations, bold typeface, and italics. Thankfully there are many great ways to avoid these simple mistakes. They are listed below.
APA style papers are typically typed in Times New Roman font, size 12, and double spaced. Additionally, the paper should have one inch margins along all sides….