Gaining admission into undergraduate and graduate schools has never been harder. Plagiarizing content has never been easier. iThenticate by Turnitin helps admissions professionals verify the authenticity of application materials so schools can make more informed decisions.
iThenticate is a web-based service that compares submitted documents to a massive database of Internet and subscription content, as well as previously submitted documents, to highlight potential problems like plagiarism, collusion, recycling or purchased documents in admissions materials.
Check All Admissions Materials
Check admissions essays, personal statements, residency statements, application question responses and scholarship essays.
Compare matching materials in a side-by-side comparison to uncover plagiarism.
See the Similarity Score
Receive a similarity score for each uploaded essay to reveal how much of the content matched materials in our database.
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Over 142 million content items from leading publishers, journals, magazines and newspapers.
Custom Database A private, custom database for document-to-document comparison for checking submissions against previous submissions.
The Penn State Smeal MBA admissions team saves one hour on every five applicant essay sets reviewed.