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"The Real World" Project

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FC: By: Lexi Armstrong

1: About the Author | Lexi Armstrong is a 9th grade student at Oxford High School. She enjoys Shopping, and hanging out with her Friends and Family. When it comes to writing Lexi likes to write about _______________, ________________________ and ____________________. Lexi finds the most challenging part of writing to be _______________________________. When Lexi gets older, she hopes to become a Teacher. Her advice for students that will be entering the 9th grade next year is pay attention during class, study hard, and make good grades!

2: Table of Contents | Education.......................4 | Profession.....................5 | City overview...............6-7 | Standard Living............8-9 | About the Author.............1

3: HOusehold Items..........10-11 | Transportation.......... 12-13 | Grocery List...............14-15 | Budget Reflection.......18-19 | Entertainment & Misc..16-17

4: Education | I attend Jacksonville State University. It is located in Jacksonville AL I chose this university because most of my family members have graduated from here, and it is close to home. I majored in Education I am now looking for a job as an Elementary School Teacher. I chose this profession because i love to be around children and help them learn new things.

5: Profession | Some of the keys and responsibilities of being a teacher are creating plans, administers, praise and constructive criticism, instructs students on subjects such as science, literature, and math. The annual Salary of a teacher is $51,380 a year. My ultimate goal in this profession is to teach children things that most children would need to know in the future.

6: City Overview

7: Now that I have graduated, I plan to move to Birmingham. I chose to live in this city because there is plenty of things to do here, and I am not very far from home. This city is located in Alabama. The overall population of this city is 212,038 It is close to Pelham, Hoover, and Leeds. The primary forms of entertainment in Birmingham are shopping, movies and museums. Most people in this city work in the health care and construction industry. Crime in this city is high.

8: Standard living | I am going to live at Springs at Greystone Apartments. The rent for this apartment is $650 In order to move in, I will need to pay a $300 deposit fee. Some features for this apartment are a Nature Trail, Regular-sized pool, and a community gas/grill BBQ area. Other bills that I will need to pay each month include electricity and water.

10: Household Items | The apartment that I chose came equipped with a Refrigerator, Stove, Couch, Kitchen Table & Chairs, End Tables, Bed, and a Dresser. Therefore, I had to purchase a Washer, Chair, Night Stand, Kitchen Items, and Linens. With the assistance of my graduation present, $1356.98 gave me additional money for the month. Some of my priorities in furnishing my apartment were my Washer and Dryer., and Kitchen Items.

13: Transportation | At this point in the project I can afford a car. I have chosen a 2011 a Nissan Altima as my form of transportation. This car cost $17,998 I will need to pay I chose this car because it is nice, and is good on gas.

14: My total grocery bill for this month was $157 I spent $11 on beverages, $12 on dairy, $49 on dinner, $74 on personal hygiene, and $11 on other items. A majority of my funds were spent in the personal hygiene category because there is more I had to buy things for the bathroom, and cleaning supplies. I believe that this list will be sufficient for feeding my self for a full month. In drafting this grocery list, I learned

15: Grocery List

16: Entertainment & miscellaneous Items | After paying all of my monthly bills, I have $ left to spend on entertainment and miscellaneous items. I have chosen to set aside money for the following After making allocations for this selection, my final budget is $

18: Budget reflection

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