I have a couple of blogposts about how to convert dates stored as text in various formats into real date that Excel recognizes, and you can further work on it. There are many approaches such as text to column and formulas. You may refer to these posts.
These are examples that most Excel users deploy. Did you know… there is a powerful tool in Excel that can make this task super easy! Yes, that’s Power Query!
You may download a sample workbook to follow along.
Let’s watch it in action!
Do you feel the power? Let’s power up! 🙌