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Majority of Students Admit to Cheating in College

Want to see a magic trick? OK, follow along. I can predict with extreme accuracy whether or not you cheated in college. Regardless of once, twice, or for all 4 years. It doesn’t matter if it was one assignment with a smidgen of plagiarism, a little eye-wandering on the big test, or full-blown stealing the […]

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NCTA 2015 Presentation Preview

The National College Testing Association Conference (NCTA 2015) in St. Pete, Florida is less than a week away and I can barley contain my excitement! Not just because it’s a great conference, not just because I get to see a bunch of my friends from different schools, not just because I get to go back […]

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ProctorFree Chosen As A Finalist In NC IDEA Spring 2013 Grant Cycle

NC IDEA, a non-profit organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic development in North Carolina, has selected ProctorFree as a finalist for the Spring 2013 Grant Cycle. ProctorFree is 1 of 11 finalists and the only company from the Charlotte region to move forward in the competition. The finalists were chosen after a rigorous […]

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University of Albany Students Cheat for Cash

Here at ProctorFree, we have seen reports of students paying others to take classes or complete assignments for them. There are cheating websites everywhere that are using this business model. Students could even use eLance or ODesk to find quality work at a low cost. Even more often, students use their friends and classmates to […]

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ProctorFree Selected As a Semi-Finalist for NC IDEA Spring Grant Cycle

ProctorFree was recently selected as a semi-finalist for NC IDEA’s Spring 2013 Grant Cycle. As a semi-finalist, ProctorFree is one step closer to being awarded up to $50,000 to support innovation and growth within the company. In total, 159 North Carolina companies applied for the NC IDEA grant and 30 were selected to move forward […]

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Colleges Rewarded for Affordability?

There has been much controversy over rising tuition rates in colleges since the economic recession. While other industries slashed prices to increase consumer confidence, colleges across the nation steadily raised tuition rates to make up for lost state funding. These dramatic increases forced many students to drop out or put their college education on hold. […]

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Avoiding Academic Dishonesty In the Classroom

Harvard University expelled around 70 students this month in response to a cheating scandal that rocked the university last year. In addition to the 70 students that were forced to withdraw, the media reports that around 100 additional students received disciplinary action as a result of their behavior. According to the New York Times, 279 […]

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California Governor Pushing for More Online Education

In an effort to curb the high cost of education, Governor Jerry Brown partnered with Udacity to introduce MOOCs to California’s higher education system.  Udacity, a MOOC based in Palo Alto, will partner with San Jose State University to offer online remedial classes in order to prepare students for their required general education courses.  These […]

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Students Rush to Fill Online Courses

A recent New York Times article covered the rapidly growing popularity of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) such as Coursera, Udemy and edX. In four months Coursera had drawn in 1 million users, a faster launch then social media giants Facebook and Twitter. Coursera continues to experience growth with enrollment passing 2 millions students at […]