Whoever said cheaters never prosper forgot to text the message to the current generation of students. According to a 2010 study conducted by Rutgers University, 64% of college students have cheated on tests. In 2009, global research firm, the Benenson Strategy Group, conducted a poll which found almost one-in-three middle school and high school students have cheated on a test using their mobile phone; over half said they’ve used the Internet to cheat in some capacity. What’s more, one-in-four students said they didn’t see anything wrong with using technology to cheat. Seems times have changed.
While cheat sheets written on sheathes of dead bark are still used to help students get an upper hand on exams, kids are increasingly turning to more technological means to get over on their teachers. Recently, schools have been catching up, getting hip to the many ways students can use their gadgets to cheat. Is cheating right? No, not really. Is it risky? Yes, very. If you get caught cheating the consequences are now very severe. Is that going to stop us from exploring the multitude of high and low-tech ways you can trick your way to an A? Nope, not in the least. Before we get into it, though, let us be clear: COMPLEX does not condone nor promote the act of academic cheating. Try these tips at your own risk. With that out of the way, let’s get to the 50 Ways Technology Can Help You Cheat in School.