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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