A Famous Tenafly High School from northern New Jersey Student hacked his school computer system and changed several of his grades and his overall GPA.
A 16-year old senior student of Tenafly High School wanted to get an admission to an Ivy League university but he wouldn’t Feel his grade is enough to get admission.
Ivy League is a group of colleges and universities in the northeastern U.S., consisting of Yale, Harvard, Princeton, Columbia, Dartmouth, Cornell, the University of Pennsylvania, and Brown, having a reputation for high scholastic achievement and social prestige.
After compromises the school computer he also sent out college applications with the allegedly doctored transcripts.
In United States education, a transcript is a copy of a student’s permanent academic record, which usually means all courses taken, all grades received, all honors received and degrees conferred to a student from the first day of school to the current school year.
Later School officials find this alteration and scheme, suspended the student from school and rescinded his college applications.
According to northjersey ” Tenafly Police Chief Robert Chamberlain told The Record and NorthJersey.com in a telephone interview. He stressed that he could release very little information about the case because it’s an active investigation involving a juvenile”
The student name is still known and Ashley Kipiani of Wyckoff, an educator who has tutored high schoolers for more than 15 years Said, notes that the pressure to cheat is higher today as students aspire for a perfect grade point average, AP credits and a ticket into a top college.
“Cheating is also easier in today’s high tech world than it was years ago when students had to peer over their shoulders at their classmate’s test paper, or write test answers on their arms, she said. “
In a survey of over 4,000 high school students worldwide, the Santa Clara, California-based computer security firm McAfee found that more than 60 percent said they knew of other students who use electronic and mobile devices to cheat.