Author: John Croucher
Table of Contents
IntroductionCheating strategiesExcuses for all occasionsCases that made headlines Australia/Asia
Europe/Britain USA Other countries
Light entertainment for students and lecturers about that time of year.Everyone hates exams. And there's
nothing worse than staring blankly at an exam paper knowing you can't answer the question!John
Croucher has uncovered excuses and cheating techniques used by students around the world to avoid
exams, to assist their memories or to explain poor marks. From underwear inspections to student riots,
this is a collection of outrageous and often surprising stories. Exam Scams is hilarious reading for every
student who has sat an exam and for every lecturer who has marked an exam paper.
John Croucher is Associate Professor of Statistics at Macquarie University. For a number of years he
appeared as 'Mr Footy Tab' on television, he wrote for the Sydney Sun Herald for three years and has
other media connections.