Whatcha gonna be when ya grow up?
Given your aspirations there are three career paths open to you: medicine, law and business. You have to choose a strategic path. The game of life might be pictured as
If you go to med school then the probability of admission is .2 and the probability of rejection is .80. The comparable admission probabilities are shown for the other two career paths. Once admitted to med school the probability of becoming a neurosurgeon and earning $500,000 per year is .20. Once admitted to an elite MBA program the probability of becoming an expert in high finance and earning $1,000,000 per year is .10. The whole game tree is read in a similar fashion.