HOW TO GET AHEAD: TALK IT UP - Tackling those tricky questions This week: ’So why did you get such a crap degree?’

Honestly, there are people who ask this one. It’s designed to catch you off-balance, transforming you from a suave raconteur into a burbling idiot. The right answer is: ’I didn’t go to university for that. I went to have a great time and make loads of friends.’ This translates as: ’I am a warm, sociable person.’ By the way, only firsts or thirds count as truly great degrees.

Honestly, there are people who ask this one. It’s designed to catch

you off-balance, transforming you from a suave raconteur into a burbling

idiot. The right answer is: ’I didn’t go to university for that. I went

to have a great time and make loads of friends.’ This translates as: ’I

am a warm, sociable person.’ By the way, only firsts or thirds count as

truly great degrees.



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