Professors have figured out some of the easiest cheating methods. For example, they know if you are looking down that you have smuggled in a Smartphone, and they know that some calculators have a lot of memory that allows students to save notes. They have all seen the pictures of the calculator jacket wrapped a Smartphone, they know about smart watches and smart glasses.
They know about notes on your arms, hands, notebooks, behind soda bottle labels and on your pencil cases. They know all the methods of smuggling in notes, they know about hidden earpieces, and they know every "sneaking in the bathroom" trick. Here are some of the tricks they haven't thought of yet.
Tips 1 to 6 are brilliant because they make the evidence easier to hide, easier to remove, and easier to deny. The "Do nots" advice features techniques that professors are very aware of and that they take steps to identify. The "Do nots" techniques also leave you without a leg to stand on (no defense) if you are caught.
Tips 7 to 10 are the most risky and are only for students that are sure they are going to fail their next test. All of the techniques featured are for final exams in an exam room, and not for regular tests in a classroom or lecture hall.
1 - Adapting the rubber band method
Stretch out a rubber band and write your note, and when it returns to normal it looks like a black blob. Teachers are used to this method, so try it on stretchy parts of your clothing (with elastic in). The hardest part is not being caught stretching your clothes. Consider the waistband of your clothes
[-] Do not write on your legs or any body parts
[-] Do not write on your candy or gum wrappers
2 - Imprints on your glasses
Have you ever had a smudge on your glasses that annoys you when you look through them? Take a pin, a tiny bit of cloth, wet it with slightly greasy water and write your formulas and such on your glasses. Keep your glasses in your hands and copy the notes from your glasses onto various parts of your test (It doesn't matter where). Rub off the notes from your glasses and use the ones you copied onto your test to cheat.
[-] Do not write on the inside of your water/soda bottle label
[-] Do not learn braille so you may use braille cheats because they never work
3 - The sunburn method
Write your answers in suntan lotion on your arm and hands. Let the sunburn you and the parts you covered with lotion will still be un-burnt. These may be used to cheat, and they are indecipherable from patchy sunburn if you write in small letters.
[-] Do not try writing on a cast because professors will make you cover it up
[-] Do not try to stash things in the toilets because professors are wise to it
4 - Indenting on your pencil case
You may have read methods for indenting on paper. It is where you write with a pen that has no ink so it leaves an indent. With the light at the right angle, it will leave a shadow that reveals the written words. Do not do it on paper, do it on your clear pencil case since most colleges require you to only bring a clear pencil case to you cannot hide notes in it.
[-] Do not indent on paper
[-] Do not write on your hanky or tissue
5 - Tinged glasses and the only occasion where you should write on your arms
There are tinted glasses you can buy that allow you to see invisible ink. Write the invisible ink on your hands, put on the glasses, and there are your notes. The lighter the tinge, the less likely you are to be caught. Of all the techniques you read, this is probably the safest if you do it correctly.
[-] Do not try to have things printed on your nails
[-] Do not put answers under plasters
6 - The cello tape trick is risky but adaptable
Write the answers on a piece of clear sticky tape and put it to whatever you feel is the most secure. You can put it on your body, on your clothes, under your shoe, or wherever you feel is the safest. The technique is very unsafe, but the evidence is very easy to roll up and flick away when compared to paper notes, and it is easier to conceal than paper.
[-] Do not use technology because examiners are trained on all current tech methods
7 - Sneaking a peek with zoom lenses
You are not allowed to take your glasses case into the exam, you will have to wear your glasses or hold onto them. If you have the money, you can have bi-focal zoom lenses installed on the bottom. Raise your glasses slightly on your face, and take a zoomed look at other people's exam papers.
[-] Do not use any form of technical specs because teachers are trained to spot them
[-] Do not install speakers into the speckles because you will be caught
8 - Become a Muslim woman
If you are not married, you may be allowed to take a test (so long as your dad approves). US policy on Muslims is that they cannot be forced to show their legs. You can write all the things you like on your legs and pull up your dress to read them during the exam. The beauty is that even if you are caught, your college cannot force you to show your legs, ergo the college will have no evidence. The police are allowed to force you to show your legs, but only if they suspect a crime has been committed, and cheating on an exam is not a crime.
[-] Do not write on parts of your body if you are not a Muslim woman
9 - Have your friend pull the fire alarm
They will rarely make you filter outside when the fire alarm is pulled during a final exam. Usually, they will make you wait in your seat for confirmation of a fire or bomb threat. If you are lucky, you will get extra time on your exam. If you are cheating (by any method), then the alarm is usually a good distraction. In addition, it is okay for students to look around when a fire alarm is pulled, which gives you a great chance to look at other people's papers.
[-] Do not have your friend do it in a place where there are security cameras
[-] Do not talk to others unless you have a pre-arranged deal to share answers
10 - Lose your exam paper
If your college asks you to register as you enter the exam room, you may be able to take advantage of it. Take your exam home, and the examiners may mistakenly believe they lost your exam and may give you a C or more. Such things have happened before, but some colleges have helped put a stop to it. For example, they may assign a seat number to you, which means when they see no exam paper on your desk when you leave, they will know you took it with you. Also, if you are not entered on the register as you enter, then they may assume you have no exam paper because you didn't arrive and take the exam.