This project is something I’ve been thinking about for a long time. I’ve counseled many students who found themselves about to graduate with no idea of what to do next. Their teachers and high school counselors had encouraged them to follow their dreams. But it turned out that following your dreams is no way to make a living.

This book is for them.

Why you shouldn't follow your dreams, and what to do instead.

No, You can’t be an Astronaut is full of practical, evidence-based career advice. The intended audience is high school and college students and their parents. Midcareer jobseekers might find something of use as well.

No, You Can’t be an Astronaut