Tag: academic honesty

Why Do College Students Cheat? (And How Can We Stop Them?)



Honor code or no honor code, high school students cheat. Even colleges and universities cheat on their SAT score reports. So who out there is shocked to hear that cheating is widespread among college and college-bound students? (Cue the crickets.) But according to a new book, contemporary cheating is markedly different from the kind of academic dishonesty that came before — and that is cause for worry.