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Hey I’m a recent grad. Trying to enter the consulting industry. I have a low cumulative gpa due to a health related accident. But I do have a decent major gpa. Only recently introduced to consulting as a job opportunity and have been very much excited. Anyone have any advice as to how I could start my career in consulting?

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