There are many students in the class of 2017 who are anxiously waiting for the highly anticipated release of the matric results.

The Independent Examinations Board (IEB) results for about 11 000 learners at private schools across the country, will be released at midnight.

Many students will be disappointed with their results and social media is a buzz with words of encouragement and of course, some witty humour on the wait.

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