The Increasingly Sloppy World Of Essay Mills

The Increasingly Sloppy World Of Essay Mills

A Duke Professor discovers just how bad the writing quality is at modern ghostwriting services.

Naresh Kumar
  • 23 september 2010

Essay mills, those ghostwriting services that ‘help’ students with their essays and homework for a fee, are obviously quite popular among students and a headache for professors who are worried about their impact on students’ learning. To clearly understand the quality of services of essay mills, Duke University Professor Dan Ariely decided to try them out by hiring four essay mills to write on an ironic topic- cheating.

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