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Of the two choices of preposition in bold in the sentence below which one is correct?

  • Having a university degree will make a difference to/in your career?
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    Both are grammatically correct, and the meaning is practically identical too. As for factual correctness, probably not, in the long run.
    – Andrew Leach
    Apr 28, 2020 at 15:58
  • To indicates the object that receives the difference. In = during or within.
    – Greybeard
    May 30, 2020 at 21:09

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I personally would use;

To, if you were saying the university degree would change the type of work you did.

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In, if you were saying the university degree would change the way you worked in that career.

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