The one who helps students to select courses or an academic major, engages in short-term and long-term educational planning, assists in preparing the thesis necessary to obtain the degree; or a person who advises internship students on training in industry.
An advisor is normally a person with more and deeper knowledge in a specific area i.e. a specialist.
Academic advisor, an employee of a college or university who helps students to select courses or an academic major, and engages in short-term and long-term educational planning (in some countries, the professor who offers a student academic/methodologic assistance to prepare the work/thesis job necessary to obtain the degree).
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