Masters of Commerce or Big 4 Non-Strategy Consulting

Hi all,

Recent grad here faced with a dilemma.

I'm contemplating going back to University to study a Master of Commerce (did a Bachelor of Engineering for undergrad) in order to have a shot at transitioning into strategy consulting. In my perspective, this seems like an option that gives me a higher chance of getting into a firm as I'll have another shot at summer internships and grad roles (as well another shot at a higher GPA - the main reason for my downfall).

I do however have a Big 4 consulting offer that is non-strategy so I was wondering based off other people's experiences whether or not this was the right path to take. Otherwise, should I be aiming to gain experience at Big 4 first and try to network my way into Boutiques/Tier 2's/Big 4 Strategy Arms?

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