Formatting a block quote may seem daunting, but it’s actually quite easy.
How you format the block quote depends on which style you are using: Modern Language Association (MLA), American Psychology Association (APA), or Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago).
Microsoft Word will allow you to save personal templates.
Once you have the template opened in Word Click "Save as" Give the file a name Under "Save as type", select Word Template Then when you open Word, you will be able to choose a template rather than a blank document.
Update: Read the latest tips for the 2017-18 Common App.
Late on July 31st, the 2013-14 Common Application went live, enabling thousands of eager students to get a head start on completing their college applications.Advice from the MLA Style Center: "Levels The paper or chapter title is the first level of heading, and it must be the most prominent.Headings should be styled in descending order of prominence.Consistency Consistency in the styling of headings and subheadings is key to signaling to readers the structure of a research project.That is, each level 1 heading should appear in the same style and size, as should each level 2 heading, and so on.He received his Ph D in English Literature and Medieval Studies from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014.There are 21 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page.(The exception is the paper or chapter title, which is centered in MLA style.) Spacing For readability, it is helpful to include a line space above and below a heading, as shown in this post.Balance No internal heading level should have only one instance.After the first level, the other headings are subheadings—that is, they are subordinate.Font styling and size are used to signal prominence.