It is not advisable to use all of the steps suggested below. It will shriek "obvious attempt at padding out" and you'll get a fail. If your paper ends up being too long (a possibility if you overdo things), then remove some of the steps. Indeed, if you have the opposite problem of writing too much, check you haven't done any of the things suggested here!
Realize that if you can read this, so can your teacher or professor.
Trying many of these (the font size and margin ones, especially) in a university or college course will most likely result in 4Pay attention to font and font size. Your