Is it better to be hot or to have a college degree? Why choose? What's wrong with being both hot and educated? Isn't that what my buddies and I have been trying to promote? Oh, and let me add this too: during job interviews, it might help to be hot and all, but it also helps to have good social skills -- something that a LOT of people, especially egghead academics, do not have!
And now for a dose of both beauty and brains, I give you this lovely late 19th-century painting by Jean Jacques Henner: