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    Your employment prospects would be much better if you finished your degree.

    I don't know what the differences are between sentence 1) and 2) ?

    1)Your employment prospects would be much better if you finished your degree.


    2)our employment prospects would have been much better if you had finished your degree.



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    Re: Your employment prospects would be much better if you finished your degree.

    In the first, the person is currently studying for a degree but perhaps they are thinking about giving up.
    In the second, we know that the person started a degree but failed to graduate.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Your employment prospects would be much better if you finished your degree.

    And if you say Your employment prospects will be much better if you finish your degree,you think that there's a decent chance that the person will finish their degree in the future.

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