I’ve heard of people making a pretty good living writing papers for college students, but this Craigslist ad takes educational fraud to a whole new level. An unnamed man in Pittsburgh is offering a very handsome payday to an equally-smart male that is willing to attend and graduate from Harvard for him. He has already been accepted, so all you have to do is show up to class and pass all of your tests for the next four years, and this strange gig could be yours.
You must have either a 4.0 GPA in high school, or a 3.5 or higher GPA from a university to get hired for this.
Your age does not matter, but you must be a male since I have a male name.
I am looking for someone to attend Harvard University pretending to be me for four years, starting August 2014. I will pay for your tuition, books, housing, transportation, and living expenses and pay $40,000 a year with a $10,000 bonus after graduation. All you have to do is attend all classes, pass all tests, and finish all assigned work, while pretending you are me.
You do not need to worry about being accepted, I have already taken care of that.
If interested please email me a little info about yourself, and we can meet in person to discuss further.
When we meet you will be asked to sign a non disclosure agreement, so you can not reveal who I am or any further information, whether you’re selected or not.
Some questions for the mystery author of this Craigslist ad:
1) I have a male name, but it’s used mostly by women now, so maybe be a little more open-minded unless your name is Sir Bro Von Dudeington.
2) How smart do you need to be to know this is a terrible idea?
3) Seriously, you’re offering $170,000 on Craigslist for someone to attend Harvard and pretend he’s you? And you think that would work?
4) Is Shia LaBeouf behind this? I think this is Shia LaBeouf’s work.
5) If you select me to do this, can I fulfill it like C. Thomas Howell in Soul Man?
6) Just $10,000 for a bonus? I don’t want to sound ungrateful, but that’s $2,500 a year for a ton of work. You like that math? That’s Florida education math right there.
And just in case this ad vanishes soon, here’s the proof that I’m not really great at making things up.