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If you are interested in becoming an astrophysicist, concentrate
on classes in mathematics and science (especially physics). If they
are available, take classes at an advanced level to better prepare
for challenging college courses. English and speech classes are
also important because astrophysicists must write up their results,
communicate with other scientists, and lecture on their findings.
Finally, make sure you are comfortable working with computers
either by taking a computer science class or by exploring on your
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