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Friday College Town Hall

Categories: College Life

In Friday College Town Hall, we post a question about college, and you leave an answer in the comment field.

Today’s question is inspired from the New York Times, which cited a survey from Donald L. McCabe, co-founder of the Center for Academic Integrity, that found that…

 40% of undergraduates admitted to copying a few sentences from digital sources in written assignments.

Plus, the number of students who believe copying from the Internet constitutes “serious cheating” has declined from 34% to 29%.

How has the digital age affected how students perceive ownership over work? Do you properly cite the work you reference online as you do a book you found in the stacks?

How consciously are students partaking in digital plagiarism?

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Friday College Town Hall

Categories: College Life

In Friday College Town Hall, we post a question about college, and you leave an answer in the comment field.

Today’s question is inspired from Lynn O’Shaughnessy’s recent blog:

Why is it that students act as if college is a time of extended adolescence instead of a time for learning real-life skills for careers and adulthood?

Is there a healthy balance to hit? What needs to change in the college experience?

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We’ve also asked our @Cappex Twitter followers to chime in! Here’s what people are saying on Twitter:

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Friday College Town Hall

Categories: Admissions Advice

In Friday College Town Hall, we post a question about college, and you leave an answer in the comment field.

Today’s question:

What’s your New Year’s resolution for 2012?

 

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We’ve also asked our @Cappex Twitter followers to chime in!

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