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Recently got an offer from MBB, but having a fear that ill have a hard time doing well because im really terrible at ppt. How long does it take to get proficient, any tips?

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Read Barbara minto’s pyramid principle and find decks online and redo them

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What does terrible at ppt mean? Bad sense of visuals? Don’t know how to flow a deck/meeting?

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