7 Quick Tip: MLA Formatting
In English courses, all papers should follow MLA formatting guidelines. In general, that means that papers will
- Have a one inch margin on all sides
- Use 12 pt. Times New Roman font
- Be double-spaced
- Contain a heading at the top left containing the student’s name, professor’s name, class name, and the date.
- Contain a unique title centered on the first page.
Example of MLA Formatted Paper
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