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Hi, I’m an analyst at a Big 4 firm about 3 months into my first project and feel lost and utterly confused. Project is outside of my skill set and interest and I feel like I’m in too deep and don’t care enough to eat shit for this project. Not looking to get my hand held, and never afraid of hard work, but this project really sucks in my opinion. Really wanna get to a new project but trying to figure out if it’s me or the project? Anyone ever been in these shoes?

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Are you new to consulting? If so, normal to feel lost. If you have at least ~1 year of experience, to feel lost and confused after 3 months indicates to me that you're probably at least part of the problem. Even if your manager / partner aren't great, if after 3 months you haven't taken the initiative to figure out things on your own, that's not great.

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