Kenyans writing brilliant papers for students in the UK and US. Many things here, but I am most struck by the fact that this is proof, if you needed it, of how our leaders and systems fail us.
This quote is so sad: A Kenyan writer who made more money than she'd ever earned in her life writing essays for rich American students "sometimes wished that she were the one enrolled in the American universities she was writing papers for."
“This is cheating,” she said. “But do you have a choice? We have to make money. We have to make a living.” and I for .
Boys and girls, write your essays yourself. It won't be easy. They won't always sing. But you'll improve over time. And you won't have to pay a company to do it for you. By the way, reading helps with writing. So give this a read
Cheating in college is nothing new, but the internet now makes it possible on a global, industrial scale. Sleek websites have sprung up that allow people in developing countries to bid on and complete American homework assignments.
This story about smart, underemployed people in Kenya who get paid to write essays, mostly for lazy American college students, is absolutely heartbreaking
An export sector we aren’t particularly proud of: How Kenyans Writing Papers for American College Students Has Become a Lucrative Profession Overseas - (The lesson here is that US colleges should admit more Kenyan students)
Reverse development aid: Students from Kenya, Ukraine and India write essays for American, Australian and British students. In Kenya there is a facebook group for this with 50.000 members.
The overseas information economy touches many sectors
Cheating, Inc.: How Writing Papers for American College Students Has Become a Lucrative Profession Overseas
And you may ask yourself: "My God, what have I done?"
cc : "In Kenya, a country with a per capita annual income of about $1,700, successful writers can earn as much as $2,000 a month, according to Roynorris Ndiritu, who said he has thrived while writing academic essays for others"
So basically, these people are getting the education that American students are paying hundreds of thousands of dollars for: Cheating, Inc.: How Writing Papers for American College Students Has Become a Lucrative Profession Overseas
Cheating, Inc.: How Writing Papers for American College Students Has Become a Lucrative Profession Overseas
Why is this illegal? If the curriculum can be so trivially delegated, isn't that the university's foul, and not the student's?
"websites allow people in developing countries to bid on and complete American homework assignments...7% of undergraduates admitted to turning in papers written by someone else, while 3% admitted to obtaining essays from essay mills"
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Cheating, Inc.: How Writing Papers for American College Students Has Become a Lucrative Profession Overseas
These infuriate me and they are much harder to catch in a large lecture class with only one paper than standard plagiarism....
The new outsourcing: Term papers and course assignments provide income for university graduates overseas. In the United States money saves the effort of working hard for good grades.
I'm hard to shock. But: “People say the education system in the U.S., U.K. and other countries is on a top notch,” she said. “I wouldn’t say those students are better than us,” she said, later adding, “We have studied. We have done the assignments.”
Cheating, Inc.: How Writing Papers for American College Students Has Become a Lucrative Profession Overseas - The New York Times