An interesting survey by the Harvard Crimson of the school's incoming Class of 2017 finds that an awful lot of cheaters are coming to school.
Nominally this cuts against recent administration emphasis on trying to promote a culture of honesty and academic integrity. More realistically, Harvard tries to admit people who it thinks will grow up to be rich and successful and make the school even richer and more famous and aptitude at cheating is very much a form of aptitude that can lead to success and fortune in the real word.
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