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I want to be an Astrophysicist..?

I am currently a sophomore in high school and am completely intrigued with the universe and all of its concepts and ideas, and I've always been the one who wants to know how exactly things work. I think this job would really be a great combination of the do and i could do something that would actually be fun for me for a living, but I am wondering what classes i should take in high school? Right now I am in all normal classes and doing just fine, making A's, but do I need to start taking pre-AP/AP math/science classes? Or do i just need to the the required classes in college? This one of the few jobs I've really looked into so all answers would be greatly appreciated.

Asked By: - 10/18/2010
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You could learn from this CV, its Marc Favata's... More
Answered By: Sacred scriptures - 10/18/2010
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AP will give you college credit for the boring introductory classes that are sometimes made to be rather difficult to weed out people that don't belong. I'd say save yourself some time by taking college credit in high school. Get into the college you want, and this way you can have a lighter course load when it comes... More
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Answered By: Scrubmoney - 10/18/2010
 
Do AP math if you can. As a physicist you will quickly learn that math is how we describe the universe (and everything else).
Answered By: Outside of a Dog... - 10/18/2010
 
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