When you are looking for APA essay examples you really need to make sure that the examples you are accessing really meet the current APA standards. At the time of writing this article the current edition is the 6th edition.
The best way to learn about APA is by looking at essays, but you don’t just need to know where to find the examples you need to make a quick check that they actually meet the APA standards.
APA is the most commonly used referencing style. Ideally you will need to have some knowledge of the referencing system and style before you start looking for examples. You don’t want to start becoming familiar with the referencing system through a hotchpotch mix of several referencing systems. Make sure that before you start that you have a rough idea the requirements of APA, such as the major paper sections, use of heading and footnotes etc.
If you need more ideas on how to write an essay, you may talk with people you know such as colleagues on what they may be writing about. For original topic and information you may need to read the newspaper and get an idea of what is trending at the moment. Be optimistic so you have a good topic worth writing about.