Exams can be seen as a necessary evil and knowing how to deal with them helps. Understanding the student and non student causes for exam failure provides an opportunity to accentuate strengths and eliminate weaknesses. The best technique for not failing exams include turning up for the exams physically and mentally ready; studying actively and planning not to fail.

Caveat Emptor: Let the buyer beware

A growing number of food and drink companies are labeling their products “all natural” or 100% juice in an attempt to attract health-concerned customers in order to improve their bottom line and get in the black. Some do it deliberately to mislead while some are guilty unknowingly. Caveat Emptor unfortunately is not a thing of the past and customers need to be cautious when making purchases. Caveat venditor is some time away and in the mean time we need to remember that "figures don't lie but liars can figure".