APA @ Conestoga is designed to work with the default settings in Microsoft Word applications.
If you are using another text program, make all margins 2.54 cm.
Your text should be left-aligned which means the right-hand side of your paper should have a jagged line, but the left-hand side should be straight.
The following example shows an excerpt from the middle of a paragraph.
relief from withdrawal symptoms in the form of gradually declining nicotine doses, group therapy provides the emotional support needed to effect the behavioral changes required to permanently quit smoking. While smoking is a difficult addiction to overcome, individuals who succeed substantially improve their chances to live longer and healthier lives; these healthy non-smoking individuals will eventually lead to a healthier non-smoking society for all.