1) Paper is minimum of 1500 words (excluding title page/reference page)
2) Use at least three scholarly sources (usually peer-reviewed public administration journal articles); textbook is not considered scholarly
3) Always use in text citations and a reference page. In text cited sources should match your reference page
4) Use APA style
5) Times New Roman Font (Size 12), One inch margins, Double spaced, Page numbers, Page headers with Authors last name
6) Do not use first person
7) Avoid secondary citations
8) No free standing quotations; Always cite after a quote or paraphrase
9) Use transitions!
10) Answer every aspect of the essay prompt
11) Double space!