WATCH THIS BEFORE GETTING INTO ADVISORY | Advisory vs. Consulting



In my Live Q&A a few months back, someone asked the question on what is the difference between advisory and consulting. I thought at the time I answered it well, but what better way than to actually make a dedicated video on this? I remember I was just as confused when I was a college student getting into consulting.

This is usually a question most people ask when looking into the Big 4. They are usually used interchangeably, so sometimes they are one and the same, but OTHER times, they are COMPLETELY different. I give you all the details and juice after I sat down with my friend to ask her some questions about the advisory practice in Big 4.

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0:00 Intro
2:13 So what is advisory
3:40 How is staffing different?
4:06 Travel?
5:18 So tell me the worst!
6:03 Final Advice
7:11 Closing (and Fishbowl Deep Dive!)

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5 comments

  1. Advisory isn’t for everyone, but consulting isn’t for everyone either. Did this change your view? Again, make sure you truly learn what your firm or position entails because it differs everywhere! Informational interviews are key in this space.

    https://youtu.be/FoSboH9A1lo

  2. Really cool, learned new concepts today. Thinking about the set of skills needed, what do you think are the differences between advisory or consulting?

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