Our ongoing column about cheating, fraud, and scams within the American education system.
I got the idea when I was working at a movie theater.
She needed sleep—and more hours at her day job to help me get through my own school.
It was a good gig for a while, to be quite honest.
It took me a while to figure out I had taken a job at a diploma factory.
I agreed to do something that seemed a little bit sketch but ultimately legal so I wouldn't have to take out loans. It turned out to be a very fine line.
I've written dozens of papers, including dissertations, for people with fancy titles in prestigious fields.
I'm a pro motorcycle racer, and this is my side hustle.
I would still consider myself religious, but I just felt it was unrealistic to expect me to memorize Bible verses at age 12.
"We didn't really need to cheat, because we already had 3.9 GPAs."
But I still don’t have my degree after six or eight years of taking classes on and off.
Getting diagnosed cost thousands of dollars—my roommate couldn't afford it—but it's helping me out big time.
"It wasn't necessarily the most legal thing, but something to do that was sort of fun."