What are the benefits of an honor code?

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What are the benefits of an honor code?

Reecy Aresty
College Admissions/Financial Aid Expert & Author Payless For College, Inc.

What are the benefits of an honor code?

So that everyone who follows it can be trusted & respected by their peers & elders alike. Also, it helps prevent those who cheat from getting ahead when they don't deserve it. Unfortunately, you must turn in someone, even if they're your best friend, as it's for the good of all not just the few.

Ronald Harris

What are the benefits of an honor code?

Benefits would be a fostering of trust, more freedom, and hopefully better behavior.