I graduated many years ago from a small college in Aberystwyth, Wales. I love to travel, so for many years most of my belongings were in various storage compartments as I traipsed around the globe. A couple of years back, I decided I needed to settle down a bit and make some real money, so I moved to a new city (Seattle), where I decided to start my own business.
I put a lot of thought into my new front office – the color scheme, the furniture, the wall hangings – but the one thing that I was really eager to display was my college degree, and it was nowhere to be found! I knew that getting a replacement copy from a Welsh college (after all these years) would take months, if I could get one at all. I also expected that it would be quite a hassle and cost a pretty penny, too. The young man who was helping me with my office setup told me about a friend who had ordered an artificial high school diploma online, and he said it looked exactly like his own diploma, so I decided to see if the same kind of thing might help me with my problem.
Sure enough, after shopping around a bit, I was able to order a totally believable replica of my missing college degree! I was so excited I even ordered two of them: one to go in a certificate frame on my office wall, and one in a really nice leather binder to keep on display at home.
I am extremely glad that I was able to get an authentic-looking degree to frame for my office. Many times over the past couple of years, I have had potential clients walk over to look at the interesting Welsh spelling on it, and it has been a conversation starter that I have been able to steer into a new client relationship. My fake degree not only looks good on my office wall, but it has helped me draw in clients as well.