Cheating Is The Most Common Form Of Cheating Essay

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Cheating
Cheating was less common back then than it is now, because today there is not enough discipline or stress on how it is morally wrong. Cheating is to act dishonestly or unfairly to gain a certain advantage. It has been around for centuries and over the years it has only gotten more common, because of advancements in technology such as the internet. It can be seen almost anywhere, therefore it is a bigger problem than most people think. It has evolved into an ethical problem.
Academic cheating is the most common form of cheating. Students are so desperate to receive a good grade in a class that they will do anything to get it, but what they do not know is that it really does not benefit them. In"Dishonor Roll: A New Study Says Students Who Cheat Keep Cheating as Adults” by John Mederich and Maria Castellucci it says, “Although she said she regretted doing it soon afterward, she said she felt she had no other choice” (Mederich and Castellucci). By cheating students do not learn anything, they only cheat themselves. They will receive an A in the class, but it will be on their conscience later. The internet only makes it easier to cheat, therefore more students are likely to do. In the article “High Technology and Educations” it says, “The Internet and other types of information technology have only served to fuel the cheating epidemic in the United States. Phones with text messaging allow students the opportunity to communicate with outsiders or others in class during a…

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