Fortunate vs Lucky

Being fortunate means working hard and that hard work paying off.

Being lucky means that you didn’t need to apply yourself for the success you’ve found.

Being fortunate is achieving something through your labour.

Being lucky is getting something through a lottery.

As you get to your viva, be careful of the words you use to describe your progress.

Were you lucky to get this far or are you fortunate to have found the results you have?