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    which employer or who

    Does this part sound proper in English?

    A degree is from a big university has more prestige and can open the door to a better future. Which employers like to hire a student graduated from a small ,unknown college. But, when your degree is from Standford university, it makes a big difference.

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    Re: which employer or who

    Quote Originally Posted by arzgol View Post
    Does this part sound proper in English?

    A degree is from a big university has more prestige and can open the door to a better future. Which employers like to hire a student graduated from a small ,unknown college. But, when your degree is from Standford university, it makes a big difference.

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    A degree from a well-respected, large university has great prestige and can open the door to a better future. What employer would want to hire a student who graduated from a small unknown college? However, when your degree is from Stanford, it makes a big difference.

    That would be my version. Check some of your spelling and punctuation. In the first part, you had said "more prestige" but then you didn't go on to explain more than what so I changed it. You might want to choose either university or college, not both. I believe that in the USA, you would only have to say "Stanford" and everyone would know where you meant.

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    Re: which employer or who

    Thank you so much.

    First, if I say more ''prestige than a degree from a small one'' then my sentence will be OK?

    Second, when I say Harvrd, Cambridge, I don't need to use the word university. Am I right?

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    Re: which employer or who

    Quote Originally Posted by arzgol View Post
    Thank you so much.

    First, if I say more ''prestige than a degree from a small one'' then my sentence will be OK?

    Second, when I say Harvrd, Cambridge, I don't need to use the word university. Am I right?
    I would have gone with "A degree from a large, well-respected university has more prestige than one from a smaller, less well-known establishment" or something similar.

    With very famous universities (Stanford, Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge) I would say it's not completely necessary to add University after it. However, on a CV or in a formal letter I would always give the full name of the university.

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