Essay on Cheating is an unfair and Unethical Thing to Do

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School is a great place for students to go and get an education, yet it has its flaws. Such as cheating, Cheating is happening all over the us in all different stages of school from elementary to the college level. As Abc news put it in their article there is a cheating crisis in America's schools. The reason students are educated is so they have a successful life containing a good job, wealth, and happiness. If students don't get good grades they won't get any of those things. So there is immense pressure to succeed in school. In a six-month investigation, Primetime voyaged to many schools across the US to see how much students are cheating, and why. They found most students do it and that students do it to keep up. Joe is a student at a …show more content…
School is a great place for students to go and get an education, yet it has its flaws. Such as cheating, Cheating is happening all over the us in all different stages of school from elementary to the college level. As Abc news put it in their article there is a cheating crisis in America's schools. The reason students are educated is so they have a successful life containing a good job, wealth, and happiness. If students don't get good grades they won't get any of those things. So there is immense pressure to succeed in school. In a six-month investigation, Primetime voyaged to many schools across the US to see how much students are cheating, and why. They found most students do it and that students do it to keep up. Joe is a student at a top college in the Northeast who admits to cheating regularly. Like all of the college students who spoke to Primetime, he wanted his identity obscured. In Joe's view, he's just doing what the rest of the world does. "The real world is terrible," he told the interviewer. "People will take other people's materials and pass it on as theirs. I'm numb to it already. I'll cheat to get by” (http://abcnews.go.com/Primetime/story?id=132376). At school cheating has become the usual.
Me personally the second I walk into my first period class I have at least 3 students ask me for homework so that they can copy it. Its amazing that students don’t even feel it is wrong anymore its just what everyone does so they do it to. Since some classes are graded
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