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Have some college friends asking me what hard skills they should learn or educate themselves on if they want to join a consulting firm. Ideas? (Project, excel, etc) think of entry level useful skills

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It doesn't matter too much at the end of the day. I joined as a college hire with a MS in CS and the other analyst from my school had a major in violin and came in at the exact same level.

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Excel, PowerPoint, tableau, alteryx, SQL, google slides,

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Thank you BCG1!

I would love to know too!

I think they should first determine what service line they want to join and go from there. Hard to give advice without this information that’s not generic.

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