Mapping The Road To Success!!


Career Goal? Short-Term Goal? Long-Term Goal?

My career goal is to become…An astronomer.

A goal I hope to achieve in the next year is…To pass the 9th grade.

A goal I hope to achieve in the next few years to help me achieve my career goals is…To go to college!!

Educational Requirements,Training Requirements

Most astronomy positions require a Ph.D. in the field of astronomy, which usually takes 5-7 years to complete. These programs are likely to contain courses in astrophysics, stellar and planetary physics, galaxies, cosmology, interstellar medium and optics. Mathematics and computer science are also emphasized.After completing a Ph.D. program, aspiring astronomers often enter one or more postdoctoral research positions, which can take roughly 2-3 years to complete. They typically work under senior astronomers before taking on more complex projects. Astronomers who are employed by the federal government may need to obtain proper security clearance.

They typically work under senior astronomers before taking on more complex projects.

Name of College,Location of College,Major,Cost for 1 year,Websites where information was found

Harvard University,Cambridge, Massachusetts,Astrophysics,The total 2015-2016 cost of attending Harvard College without financial aid is$45,278 for tuition and $60,659 for tuition, room, board and fees combined,


passed the 7th grade, passed the 8th grade.


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Steps to Reach Your Goal

1. Pass 9th grade 2. Pass 10th grade 3. Pass 11th grade 4.Graduate high school in the top 5 or 10% 5. Get accepted into Harvard 6. Major in astrophysics 7. Bachelor of science in elementary education 8. Hopefully get a good job in astronomy 9. Eventually work for NASA 10. Discover a way for humans to travel through worm holes

Professional Success:

I will live in a townhouse with 2 kids a husband. I will have a job in astronomy working for NASA. I will live in Florida

Personal Success:

I will be married with 2 kids, I will own a mustang, I will live in a townhouse (not to big but, still roomy), Astronomers earn an average salary of $110,440 per year. Salaries typically start from $51,670 and go up to $170,230.