College is a very exciting period you have this whole new life, time to make your own decisions, go to classes that are at your convenience, late night snacking and so much more! College is very different from how you lived your life in high school. It's different in so many ways that it is very wise for you to be alerted on how to do everything, especially when it comes to academic writing.

The way you write your college paper heading should also be different. You need to know just a few simple rules and once you have perfected the format, then writing that heading will be just a cakewalk!

There are many different formats available write a paper and for writing the heading. Be sure to check with your instructor the format they recommend before you start writing your paper!

We will explore the MLA format here. The general format accepted by many colleges is the MLA format; it stands for Modern Learning Association.

When you write the Heading or the Title for your paper in the MLA format, it is unnecessary to dedicate a whole page for it well, unless you are told to make one like that. If you were asked to place the Heading on a separate page then, this page would be the first page of your college paper. Also, remember that your whole heading should only be mentioned on this first page.

Apart from the Heading, this page needs to have all these details in this order - your name, your professor's name, the course and the date. All these details need to be on the upper left corner of the page. Remember to add double spacing after every line. There needs to be another double spacing after you write the date. That is where the Heading goes. The Heading must be aligned in the center of the

The heading needs to be written in all capital letters, italics, or it can be in full capitalization. Here are a few illustrations:

Racism in Children's Books & Cartoon Series


Racism in Children's Books & Cartoon Series

You can also add "quotation" marks to the Heading. However, you could add the quotation only under special circumstances, such as when referring to another work, within your work. For example,

Racism in "Peppa the Pig Books & Cartoon Series