FC: The Real World | By:Josh Colson
1: Joshua Colson is a 9th grade student at Oxford High School and is working on what he is going to do when he gets older.He enjoys fixing stuff and stuff mechanical wise,Creating new stuff from scratch and likes working on motors and stuff like that.When it comes to writing Joshua Likes to write about his life,what he plans on doing after her goes to college and , how he plans on doing it.Joshua finds the most challenging part of writing to be what he plans on doing with his life and his goals and hew he plans on accomplishing them.When Joshua gets older,he hopes to be a mechanical engineer because it is what he likes to do it pays good money. His advice for students that will be entering the 9th grade next year is to take career prep so they can figure out what they want to do with their life and how stuff works so when you get older and have to do some of it you'll be a step ahead.
3: Table of contents Education...................2 profession......................2 city overview.................4-5 Standard living.................6-7
4: Education | The university is located in Tuscaloosa Alabama. I attend the university of Alabama. I chose this university because they have a verity of stuff i can choose from to go to college for. I major in Mechanical Engineering. I am now looking for a job as a mechanical engineer and will choose the highest paying job offered. I chose this profession because it is what i like to do and it pays good and i want to enjoy my job.
5: Profession | Some of the key responsibilities of this job include: fix motors,work on stuff that don't run and design stuff. The annual salary for this job is :117,090 My ultimate goal in this profession is to open my own shop and open like a professional mechanic shop to work on high technical stuff.
6: City Overview
7: Now that i have graduated, i plan to move to : Tuscaloosa I chose to live in this city because it close to where i plan on going to college and they have nice places to live. This city is located in Alabama. The overall population of this city is 93,357. It is close to the university of Alabama where i plan on going to college at and it will save me money on gas and stuff cause its close to where i plan on staying. The primary forms of entertainment in this city are malls , football and places to fish and hunt. Most people in this city work in the Medical field Crime in this city is Very big and has a lot of crime and bad stuff.
8: Standard living
9: I am going to live at Royal Hills apartments. The rent for this apartment is gonna be $770.00 In order to move in,I will need to pay $770.00 for deposit and/or Fees. Some features of this apartment are the have a pool and also have a Tennis and basketball court. Other bills that i will need to pay each month will include(lights, water,Cellphone,and Internet)
10: House hold Items
11: The apartment that i chose came equipped with a Refrigerator with ice maker , Disposal ,Fireplace , and washer and dryer. ThereFore, I had to purchase Home security, and Home Furnishing. With the assistance of my graduation present i bought a lot of stuff that i will need for my apartment. This amount caused me to withdraw more money from my budget. The majority of these funds were spend on My apartment and accessories Some of my priorities in furnishing my apartment were a Tv, furnisher ,cooking stuff and towels and stuff to make my apartment livable. Some thing i had to do without which where Cable,games and other stuff.
13: At this point in this project, i can afford a car. I have chosen a Toyota Tundra as my for of transportation. This car costs $30,000.00 I will need to pay $483.12 a month i choseThe 72 month and i chose this truck cause i can using if for college and i can use it for anything and can have fun with it.
14: Grocery List
15: My total bill for this month was $274.00 I purchased items in following categories bread,milk,cheese,meat,snack food , cereal , pizza ,monster, steak,hot dogs, and ham. A majority of my funds were spent in the Grocery category cause food cost a lot of money for one month. i believe that this list will be sufficient in feeding myself for a full month In drafting this list, i learned that food and stuff to live for one month can cost a lot of money.
16: Entertainment & Miscellaneous Items
17: After paying all of my monthly bills, i have $51.63 left to spend on entertainment and miscellaneous items i have chosen to set aside money for the following 20 on Events and tickets and 31.63 on miscellaneous. After making allocations for this section, my final budget is $0.00
18: Budget reflection