Sunday, September 30, 2012

Infographic on education to the PhD level

Imagine a circle that contains all of human knowledge:


 By the time you finish elementary school, you know a little:


 By the time you finish high school, you know a bit more:


 With a bachelor's degree, you gain a specialty:


 A master's degree deepens that specialty:


 Reading research papers takes you to the edge of human knowledge:


Once you're at the boundary, you focus:


 You push at the boundary for a few years:


 Until one day, the boundary gives way:


 And, that dent you've made is called a Ph.D.:


 Of course, the world looks different to you now:

 So, don't forget the bigger picture:





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