Phi Beta Cons

The Proliferation of ‘Essay Mills’

In this week’s Pope Center Clarion Call, I take a look at the phenomenon of “essay mills” — that is, companies that will write essays and papers for students who are just too busy with other things on campus to be bothered with all that unpleasant research and writing stuff.

George Leef — George Leef is the director of research for the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

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Film & TV

Celebrity Activists Do Not Help

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