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iThenticate for Admissions Offices

Screen personal essays for potential plagiarism and help ensure the highest level of integrity even before matriculation.

Streamline Checking Admissions Essays for Plagiarism

iThenticate provides admissions officers with a comparison database for the evaluation of personal essays, short-answer responses, or other written work submitted as part of the admissions process. Throughout the admissions evaluation iThenticate can provide valuable support to ensure your admissions decisions are free from suspicion and your incoming students uphold the standards you're looking for.


Check All Admissions Documents

Scan admissions essays, personal statements, application question responses, and more.


Compare Side-by-Side

Compare matching materials in a side-by-side comparison to locate plagiarism.

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Evaluate the Text Similarity

See how much of the content in the submission matched materials in our database.

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Bulk Upload Documents

Immediately generates Similarity Reports for ZIP files up to 1,000 documents.

iThenticate verifies originality of a wide range of admissions documents

  • Admissions essays
  • Personal /Residency statements
  • Application question responses
  • Scholarship essays
  • Essay contest responses
  • Statements of purpose
  • Writing samples and theses
  • Any content submitted as part of the application process
verifies originality

iThenticate for admissions offices by the numbers

99.3 billion

Current and archived web pages

170 million

Major newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias, periodicals, and books

Custom database

A private repository for document-to-document comparison and checking submissions against previous submissions

What our customers say

“This service allows us to efficiently and equitably screen essays for plagiarism. We don't have to rely on the memories of our team and we can be sure we're fair to every applicant.”

Carrie Marcinkevage

MBA Managing Director Penn State University