The Importance Of Ethical Dilemmas Of College Students

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The typical college student faces many ethical decisions each day. The article Top 10 Ethical questions for incoming students(Review how article and book title should be presented in paper, APA) offers questions such as "Is buying old exams cheating?", "Is underage drinking wrong at in school sponsored organization ?" , and" Is it a drug problem if I only use it to relax ?" as a sampling of questions the college student may encounter. The average college student entertains many decisions each day but as stated by The Josephine Institute(year) most of our(do not use in research paper) decisions aren’t(spell out are not) such dilemmas. but(new sentence?) the stakes can be high even in mundane matters, for everything we do and say represents …show more content…
Today it is also the above-average college bound students who are cheating(quote? needs to be in quotation marks). According to the article Ethical Dilemma`s(year) On Student`s Academic Dishonesty academic dishonesty or more commonly known as cheating and plagiarism, has been a constant problem for years at all educational levels. Educating incoming students on academic behavior and acceptable standards often resides within the institutions code of conduct and or …show more content…
Peer pressure, the desire to succeed and the desire to fit in comprise portions of many of the ethical dilemmas college students face .The Josephine Institute discusses The Seven-Step Path to Better Decisions, stop and think, clarify goals, determine facts, develop options, consider consequences, choose, and monitor and modify. Decision making is difficult with each of us having very unique patterns in which we arrive at conclusion and or decision. The basics of ethics and the college student can be clearly explained by Margaret Mclean, who states, we all tend to approach decisions about right and wrong in one of three ways by approaching the situation with the question of question "Why won`t you lie?" First, there are those who think results make a difference, second there are those who follow the rules, third there are those with no interest in either. Moral and ethics intertwined combine to form and guide who we

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