Liberal Arts Education : Becoming A Successful Consultant At Boston Consulting Group

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The perception of Liberal Arts education has started to evolve over the years. Initially, Liberal Arts education was considered as a form of elitist education where nobles tried to expand on their knowledge on different topics rather than developing certain skills. However, as time is passing Liberal Arts education is becoming synonymous with personal development and critical thinking. While some people still believe that for a secure financial standing practical education such as going to a business school is rudimentary, the idea of attaining Liberal Arts education for personal development is spreading too. With the help of this memo I would like to expand on how attaining a Liberal Arts education is preparing to become a successful consultant at Boston Consulting Group. Before jumping in to how Liberal Arts education in preparing me for my career, I would like to explain to what Liberal Arts education means to me. According to my interpretation, Liberal Arts education tries to focus on the bigger picture rather than focusing on certain aspects. As an economics major, I am able to take courses that help me understand the economics system in depth, while at the same time I can choose certain courses that could be help me go into depth in topics I hold interest in. As a consultant, one of the most important skill to have is critical thinking. Attaining a Liberal Arts education has forced me to develop my critical thinking skills. Since Liberal Arts education is on the

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