What are some good books or training resources that would help one excel in the consulting world?

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Google ?!

Microsoft website has training videos, the rest you want watch YouTube for

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Trusted advisor Pyramid principle Anything on influencing people Read case books to get good examples of structuring and solving problems Observe and learn from the good partners / seniors around you.

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Folks.... what are some of your favorite books on consulting??

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Hey fishes, I’m 21M here. Class of 2020, 3.2 GPA from a top 20 target school for undergrad. I am 8 months into my first consulting job. What is the timeline for someone like myself? I managed to get some 2020 GMAT prep books but apart from that, I’m not really sure what the direction is. Do I just prep, practice, and take the test? I would like to apply for schools by 2024-2025. Thanks!

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Suggested books or resources to learn more about strategy consulting? Different analysis, acronyms, etc.

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Hey all - early 30’s and feeling really lost in terms of trying to figure out what I want to do in life. I’ve been in consulting for 5 years and just hate it. I’m torn between doing something for the greater good and making good money. Is there any way to do both? Also if anyone has recs for helpful books or podcasts on figuring out life, I would appreciate any and all suggestions!

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