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13
Apr

College papers: Students hate writing them. Professors hate grading them. Let’s stop assigning them.

Everybody in college hates papers. Students hate writing them so much that they buy, borrow, or steal them instead. Plagiarism is now so commonplace that if we flunked every kid who did it, we’d have a worse attrition rate than a MOOC. And on those rare occasions, undergrads do deign to compose their own essays, said exegetic masterpieces usually take them all of half an hour at

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