Archive for December 17th, 2010

Monday night on the ABC show Nightline a segment aired called “The College Cheating Culture.  The segment said that 70% of the students admitting to cheating.  The segment focused on students hiring others to write papers for them.  As a CPA it pained me to hear that the “ghost writer” interviewed on Nightline had been hired to write a 175-page Accounting paper for $2,000.  The ghost writer admitted to making a good living, and that it is perfectly legal – he “pays taxes.”  He also said that the parents were right there with the students, sometimes even writing the checks for the papers themselves and following up with the writers if their kids didn’t get A grades. Wow.  I’m almost →

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