Is 48 on Turnitin bad?

Turnitin has a feature to not include anything past references. If you have used this and are still receiving 48%, yeah, that’s bad. If its saying that large chunks of the text have appeared previously in other peoples work, the that’s probably too high a percentage, even if its all quoted and referenced.

Can turnitin detect rewording?

Turnitin does not flag essays that include plagiarized ideas or concepts, nor can it detect paraphrasing that dramatically changes the wording of an original source while maintaining that source’s organization.

How long does it take for Turnitin to process?

15 minutes

Does Turnitin really take 24 hours?

Students can easily “game” Turnitin to escape detection. Reality: Once the student receives a Similarity Report, they have to wait 24 hours to get another report on a resubmission (if resubmissions have been enabled by their instructor); this prevents students from wordsmithing and resubmitting repeatedly.

How many times can I resubmit on Turnitin?