Motivations for cheating are pretty old-fashioned, Don McCabe in the New York Post

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017
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New York Post

Remember how people used to cheat by stealing peeks at their neighbor's tests? Kids today are way more high-tech — such as Trevor Graves, a college student whose digital-age grade-rigging spree not only got him kicked out of school, it also landed him in hot water with the FBI.

For all the high-tech wizardry, kids' motivations for cheating are pretty old-fashioned. Don McCabe, a Rutgers Business School professor who researched test scammers, spoke to the Denver Post about students' justifications for their high-tech deceptions. "They feel a test is unfair . . . Maybe they had something to do the night before and didn’t study."

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