What is so special about consulting?

A good answer to the “why” question of the consulting interview First of all, the opportunity to work on really challenging business problems. Second, the opportunity to work closely with talented colleagues. And thirdly, the variety of jobs you experience as a consultant. Many people choose a career in consulting because they aren't sure what they want to do.

This is a good reason to become a consultant. You can learn and explore a lot while getting paid.