Technology Essay Prompt
The company that makes the Turnitin plagiarism detection software has just upped its game with a new program called Authorship Investigate.
The software first inspects a document’s metadata, like when it was created, by whom it was created and how many times it was reopened and re-edited. So write your stuff, then seek editing help, then revise, revise, revise, and absolutely avoid the temptations of contract essays. Now let’s look at Georgia Tech’s prompt for 2019-2020, for a single, 250-word supplemental essay: Additionally, you will be asked to respond to the prompt below.
Even though the essay does not specifically choose one side as presented in the technology development essay prompt, it presents a very clear opinion / position directly related to the question, and then supports this in the essay.
To deal with this, Turnitin is used increasingly by colleges to screen application essays, and you can expect that to go up in the wake of the Varsity Blues college cheating investigation.
Here is an excerpt on a report about this issue– Staying one step ahead (excerpt): In the war on contract cheating, some schools see new technology as their best weapon and their best shot to stay one step ahead of unscrupulous students.
Of course your essay must answer the question and the position you take must be consistent throughout your essay (e.g.
saying you agree but then having an essay where nearly all of it disagrees would not make sense).