Can I use my essay for another class?

It is definitely plagiarism if you use the same paper submitted in one class for another class, even if the subject is the same. You can either pick a different topic or research more on the subject to get different ideas to add when writing on the same subject.

Can turnitin detect my old papers?

Originally Answered: If I use a friend’s old essay who submitted it to turnitin and then I submit it to turnitin, would it detect plagiarism? Yes. Turnitin software ‘swallows’ old papers and adds them to the ‘known paper database’ so that people can’t copy them later.

Can turnitin be wrong?

Turnitin finds false-positives A team from Texas Tech University conducted a similar experiment to that of Schorn and found questionable results. Similar to Schorn’s results, Texas Tech University found that Turnitin had identified more plagiarism than its competitor, SafeAssign.

Does Turnitin catch paraphrasing?

Turnitin employs algorithms that don’t detect paraphrasing. Instead, they focus on similar sentence structures, grammatical patterns and phrases. If you order a custom assignment online, all you have to do is paraphrase every sentence and you will be good to go.