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[LISTEN] How to deal with disappointing matric results

| Speaking to Ray White on Radio702, Hein Hofmeyr a clinical psychologist at Akeso Clinic, says the period where many matrics get their results may be a difficult time for those who did not do so well.

JOHANNESBURG – Many matriculants across the country are breathing a sigh of relief after a stressful few days anxiously spent waiting for their results.

The class of 2018 achieved a 78.2% pass rate, which is up 3.1% from 2017.

However, while many may be celebrating passing their grade 12, some may have not passed or done as well as they anticipated.

Speaking to Ray White on Radio702, Hein Hofmeyr, a clinical psychologist at Akeso Clinic, says the period where many matrics get their results may be a difficult time for those who did not do so well.

Hofmeyr encourages those who did not do well to either start talking to family, friends or anyone they trust about how they feel to help accept and deal with those emotions.

Listen to the audio above for more.

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