S: The Real World By: Zach Bresley
FC: Zach Bresley The Real World Mixbook Project
1: Zach Bresley is a band director at Auburn High School. He/she enjoys playing music, teaching, and playing PC games. When it comes to writing Zach likes to write about music, marching, and playing. Zach finds the most challenging part of writing to be using correct grammar. When Zach gets older, he/she hopes to move on from being a band director to being a principal or assistant principal. His/her advice for students that will be entering the 9th grade next year is to get your work done fast, correctly, and neatly so you won’t have to do it at home. | About the Author
2: Table of Contents 2: Education 3: Profession 4-5: City Overview 6-7: Standard living 8-9:Household Items 10-11: Transportation 12-13: Grocery List 14-15: Entertainment and Miscellaneous 16-17: Budget Reflection
4: I plan on attending auburn university it is located in Alabama I want to attend this university because they have an amazing music education program I plan on majoring in music education i am now looking for a job as a band director I chose this job because i love music and i love to teach people about music | Education
5: Some of the major responsibilities of a band director are to teach people about music, write music and drill, and to direct the band A band director has a average salary of $85,000 My ultimate goal in this job is to direct for 10-15 years and then move on to be a principal or assistant principal | PROFESSION
6: City Overview
7: Now that i have graduated, i plan on moving to Auburn, Alabama I chose to live in this city because it is a school district and it is very close to other schools This city is located in Auburn, Alabama with an overall population of around 56,900 It is close to Tuskegee and Phoenix city The primary form of entertainment in this city is football Most people in this city work in the teaching industry The annual crime rate for Auburn, Alabama is 239.2
8: Standard living
9: I am going to live at the fairways at auburn apartment community The rent for my apartment is $665 per month In order to move in i will have to make a $250 security deposit upfront Some of the features of my apartment are a full-size washer/dryer, full-size kitchen appliances, frost-free refrigerator w/icemaker, dishwasher, disposal, microwave, central heat & air I will have to pay an additional $125 for electricity, $9.99 for internet, $7.95 for hulu, and 49.99 a month for a cell phone
10: Household Items
11: The apartment i chose came with a full-size washer/dryer, full-size kitchen appliances, frost-free refrigerator w/icemaker, dishwasher, disposal, microwave, and central heat & air I had to purchase a Mini Fridge, End Tables, Desk, Kitchen Table & Chairs, Bed, Night Stand, Dresser, Pots, Pans, Plates, Cups, Bowls, a Bed, Night Stand, Dresser, Pots, Pans, Plates, Cups, Bowls, Silverware, Cooking Utensils (mixing spoons, spatulas, tongs, measuring cups, etc.), Mixing bowls, Bed Sheets (flat & fitted & pillow case), Bath Towels, Wash cloths, Hand Towels, Laundry, Basket, Pillows, and an Ironing Board This left me with a total of $951 left, considering i used my graduation present of $2000 to buy it all I spent the majority of my funds on my bed, which, along with my couch and all my silverware, were the most important things that i got.
13: At this point in the project i can afford a car I have chosen a 2011 Ford F-150 lariat 4D extended cab as my means of transportation The price of my vehicle is $31,998 I will need to pay a Monthly Loan Payment of $736.89, with a Loan Term of 48 months, with and, APR of 5%. The total Loan Amount is $31,998. I will end up, after other expenses, paying a Total of $35,370.72 with a total interest of $3,372.72. I chose this vehicle because i wanted a truck and because it has Sirious radio and it has a navigation system.
14: Grocery List
15: My total grocery bill for this month was $435 I bought $49 worth of produce, $71 worth of drinks, $123 on food, $139 on hygiene, $53 on miscellaneous, with a total of $435 I spent the majority of my money in the hygiene category, for a total of $139. I spent so much on hygiene because there were so many items that i needed to keep good personal hygiene I believe that this list will be sufficient in feeding me for an entire month In drafting this grocery list i have learned that groceries are expensive and you need multiples of every item in order to support yourself
16: Entertainment and Miscellaneous
17: After paying all of my monthly bills, I have $4,170.33 dollars left to spend on entertainment and miscellaneous items. I have chosen to set aside money for the following: $ 50 for savings just in case something unexpected happens, $200 for maintenance for if one of my appliances breaks and needs fixing, $150 in case my car breaks down, $70 for fast food in case i don't have time to cook a meal, $0 for a haircut because......yeah, $110 for movies and hanging out with friends because i have a social life, $150 for clothing because i go through clothes quickly, $180 for shoes because I go through shoes really fast, and $80 for pet care because i plan on having a pet. After making allocations for this section, my final total budget is $3,360.33.
18: budget reflection