Turkey's grueling annual university entrance exams, which determine which institutions of higher learning students will be able to go to, are usually aced through practice and study. But allegations -- some of the politically driven -- have surfaced that some students may have taken this year's exam with the help of a code that would allow them to mark down the right answers, already leading to streets protests from students who are crying foul. From the AP:
Turkish prosecutors are looking into allegations of possible cheating and favoritism in a rite of passage for young Turks nationwide: the annual university entrance exam.
The allegations were raised this week after a lawyer discovered a formula to reach the correct answers for multiple-choice math questions on one exam.
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Turkey: Cheating Scandal Allegations Hit University Entrance Exam Board