WPHS Students Get Economic "Reality" Check
West Point Students Get Crash Course in Personal Finance
From within the safety of West Point High School’s cafeteria, students took a stab at budgeting, managing car payments and other financial facts of life in a glimpse of what’s to come.
Reality Store is a simulation in which students are given an adult identity and paycheck and are tasked with paying regular bills for a month. Participants must juggle factors such as student loans and family expenses while remaining within the confines of their paycheck.