Confused about what I should do with my life - about to graduate and enter job market
Hey everyone, I'm a 21 year old guy about to graduate from a decent UC (hint: either UC Berkeley or UCLA) with a degree in Philosophy.
For some background, I've had extracurricular experience in management consulting clubs and held leadership positions in them, as well as being a part of public speaking, finance, and legal clubs. I have also had a decent amount of internship experience (3 internships since freshman year) in management consulting, wealth management, and law. My GPA is also 3.94/4.0, so I think I have a shot at getting some decent positions after graduation. So far I haven't decided whether I want to take the GMAT or the LSAT, and this is where I am going through a crisis about what I even what to do with my life.
Basically, I don't know if I should work for a firm in a finance/management consulting role for a few years and then apply to business school, or work in a legal role for the next 1 to 2 years and apply to law school. My top priority is setting myself up to make around $1 million a year by the time I turn 50. I don't know what would best work for me though to achieve that goal. My parents are pushing me to study for the LSAT and go to law school, because they say I am better at writing and arguing compared to working with numbers. However, I don't know if that's going to trap me into only being able to get legal jobs. Going for the GMAT route would mean competing with all of the Econ/Finance undergrad majors, and I don't know if I have a chance against them.
I wanted to ask what you guys would do if you were in my position. If I'm going to get into a business or law school, I want to try to shoot for the best. However, I know that it's really competitive and I just want to play my cards right.
Thank you for all your advice.
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