What to do when U know others are cheating...(in classes) - page 4

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  1. by   KBnursestudent
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  5. by   RedSox33RN
    I'm glad you're standing up. We are all adults, and know the rules. The rules of cheating and plagiarism are posted on EVERYTHING at my school, so there is no way someone can't NOT know what the consequences will be. This student does not deserve to be there - period. And I believe since we are all adults, it is our duty to speak up when we see something wrong being done. We teach it to our children. I believe that cheating is no different.

    There are too many other ways she could have gone about learning the material, and she knows it.

    Good for you standing up for what is right.
  6. by   Stitchie
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    I know people who practically cheated all the way through nursing school. It is VERY frustrating. BUt just remember, they can't cheat on the NCLEX. It will be do or die time then. And if they haven't learned anything during nursing school, they are going to have one heck of a time trying to cram it all in in a few short weeks before NCLEX. Don't worry, but they will get theirs in the end, however rude and mean that may sound.
    Doesn't sound rude or mean to me at all. NCLEX is the big end-all, be-all, grand Messiah and giant carrot in the nursing school 'regime'. As it should be. you cannot get all of that knowledge in a few short weeks if you haven't been clued in to the mroe important aspects of what the heck is going on here.

    Cheaters always hang themselves; if not now, eventually.There's just too much going against them to give them an edge. Concentrate on yourself; know you are doing the best you can by your patients and you will learn so much more your first year out that school will seem like sheltered environment compared to being thrown into floor nursing. Get all the experience for yourself, do all that you are capable of, work in a hospital if possible, and forget the rest. Worry about you.
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  8. by   bodine
    [I've got people in my A&P that cheat too. In fact, practically the entire class openly cheats b/c the prof. leaves the room. they justify it by saying that the prof. makes the class too hard and wants us to cheat. i know how you feel - it's annoying b/c i bust my butt for the grades - honestly, though, overall i think people that cheat don't do well as a rule overall. it will catch up with them eventually - maybe not this class - but someday.
  9. by   dbihl
    I actually had a guy offer to pay me to sit by me and cheat in my nutrition class:chuckle I could barely believe it... I was like your joking right, your not serious, He is like, I have to pass this class I said I can't risk that Give me a break!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I got such a good laugh from it for weeks as the guy is like 50 years old!!!!! Oye vey!!
  10. by   dbihl
    [I've got people in my A&P that cheat too. In fact, practically the entire class openly cheats b/c the prof. leaves the room. they justify it by saying that the prof. makes the class too hard and wants us to cheat. i know how you feel - it's annoying b/c i bust my butt for the grades - honestly, though, overall i think people that cheat don't do well as a rule overall. it will catch up with them eventually - maybe not this class - but someday.


    I think your professor leaves the class cause he trusts you not to cheat!! Classes like these are hard because it takes time to assimilate the info... Its not hard to learn the info.... just have to put in the time:hatparty:
  11. by   Agnus
    I was faced with this my first semester of school. I did not know if the teachers knew it or not. If they did then they would handle it, if they did not then they were blind.

    What happened is this student "failed" clinical and though they told her she could reapply she was never accepted back in.

    The clinical grade is very subjective. She apealed and lost. I felt confident that they would not accept her back if she did reapply and ofcourse that was the case.

    naturally the instructor was "blamed" as being too judgemenatal and she even admitted to some of us later that she might have been quick to judge.

    However, we were relieve this student was gone. I think her instincts were at work with this student.

    She not only cheated she stole. AND she felt justified in doing both.
  12. by   Energizer Bunny
    Good for you for telling the prof!!!!!!! Not only are you maybe saving her possible future patients lives, your saving your own butt!
  13. by   bodine
    I don't have any suggestions as to whether to turn them in - that is your call. But I would like to say that I am so gald i came across this post. the cheating in my classes is so widespread - i am not eaxaggerating when i say half the class, although some more than others - that i was initially flabbergasted and then thought i must have the problem b/c i refuse to cheat or help others do so. i am glad to see that others find this behavior unacceptable. i graduated from law school several years back and i never encountered anyone cheating.

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