Linnea Morris Hr.8
As an astronomer, your life would be like...
What you need is...
Good classes to take in high school are: Math, Science, Computing and Physics
And as far as tech school/college the classes or degree you would need: a PH.D in Astronomy or Physics and you must take the GRE.
The cost is...
University of Maine: $8,370 per year
Total Cost: About 117,000 dollars
Housing for amount of time in college (most are for four years with summers off) = $40,000
Food/groceries for the amount of time you will be in college is included in your housing cost.
Gas money for travelling/helping pay for carpooling during time at college = $ 2,000
Clothing for your time at college = $4,000
Total tuition for total time at college typically 4 years = $60,000
And the: GRAND TOTAL COST OF GOING TO COLLEGE (housing, food, gas, clothing, and tuition), would be about = $ 140,000
You will probably need to apply for loans, financial aid, and/or scholarships, and at least get a part-time job to help with costs.
Just be happy! Money is not the ultimate goal in life, it is to do what you love!
Here are some other good colleges that you could have the option to go to.
1.) AAS- American Astronomical Society: http://aas.org
2.) BLS- Bureau of labor Statistics: http://stats.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social- science/physicists-and-astronomers.htm
Pros And Cons...
1) You can see beautiful sights every day of your job.
2) You get to learn about the stars
3) You can learn about the history of the universe
1) You may have to work very long hours.
2) You may have to start working in things that you do not enjoy, but it may all work it’s
Come and work with the Astronomers!
Astronomy! Become one with the lovely universe! Study the stars and become a star!
Do you love star sighting? Do you ever wonder if there is life on other planets? Then Astronomy is the job for you! You can even study astronomy in high school! How cool is that? And you even get to have a PH.d! You will get about 106,360 USD dollars a year!