When you first start participating in Mock defences it will take you some time to learn “VCDXese”. In “Think like a Panelist”, I briefly touched on the types of questions that you will be asked. This post expands on that and focuses on the meaning behind the “syntax” of the
The Panelists are trained to ask questions without giving the answer away. When you first hear the question, they will appear “vague” and “soft”. So you need to train yourself to look beyond the generic question and extrapolate the answer from the possibilities contained within. This includes clarifying the question
Loads of cash, months of effort and planning, hundreds of hours of preparation is now culminating in a two hour session before “THE PANEL.” This is it, “DO OR DIE.” It is easy to freak yourself out at this stage.