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I have trouble making my bibliography section smaller. This is important because I am applying for the NSF Graduate Fellowship and they want everything to fit 2 pages. Here is what it looks like right now:


This is the body of my essay.



Note I am using the apsr bibliography style. Unfortunately, the bibliography that pops out takes too much space. The word References is huge and there exists a space between each work cited. How do I make References smaller and/or delete the blank space between each work cited?

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Change the definition of the thebibliography environment in order to a) typeset the bibliography heading as a subsection instead of a section b) set the lengths \itemsep and \parskip to 0pt.







  author = {Author, A.},
  year = {2001},
  title = {Alpha},
  author = {Buthor, B.},
  year = {2002},
  title = {Bravo},
  author = {Cuthor, C.},
  year = {2003},
  title = {Charlie},




This is the body of my essay.

A second paragraph.



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