Results tagged “cheating”
We're currently being bombarded with blog comment spam from people trying to promote cheat sites. Sites offering custom essays as "examples" have been around and have significantly undermined the credibility of many educational courses for years, but the current spam is a cause for hope because it is so illiterate that the barrel is surely being scraped.
According to the China Daily, some sudents from China are getting IELTS ghostwriters to take the IELTS test for them, as IELTS in Hong Kong is run separately and they can circumvent the lifetime ban back home if they are caught cheating. It's a growing business with a lot of people willing to pay someone to take the exam for them.
Every week we get at least one Custom Essay Site submitted for inclusion in our links database, and often several. Many will make no money, but the fact that they keep starting means that there is money to be made out of them. A few years ago, we used to get search sites for universities submitted all the time, but they dried up, while people wanting to break into the custom essay market keep piling in.