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Byline: Ellen Whyte
DEATH and taxes may be the only absolutes in life, but exams are right up there on the list of Bad Stuff That Will Likely Happen To You.
In the next few months, students all over Malaysia will be biting their nails and hitting the books in a frenzy of last-minute swotting. Penilaian Menengah Rendah, Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia, Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia exams will run from mid October to early December. It's not just a wearying time for kids; relatives and friends are also caught up in pre- exam nerves.
Nobody knows when the first test was set, but one can imagine Harappa Valley apprentices building practice walls before …