"My experience was not only informative; it was also intriguing, fun, and realistic.
I was exposed to many things that i will need to know in order to live a successful life...like budgeting, banking, online banking, the various fields of careers, prioritizing, and a lot of other useful information. It gave me a new level of respect for what adults like my parents have to do. As a matter of fact, as soon as I got home I thanked both of them for doing all of these things for me and the rest of my family. The program gives you the benefit of understanding what it is you need to do in order to reach the goals you've set for yourself."
Benjamin Tasker M.S. Student
"[The JA Finance Park] experience definitely made me thankful and realize that being an adult is a lot of responsibility. With my mom being a chaperone, I was able to give her a big hug and made sure I told her thank you. Overall, this experience was definitely one I won’t forget and it gave me a tiny glance into the future. I’ve learned that children really are expensive and that we have the power to control the outcome of our life and not live like our fake scenarios."
Benjamin D. foulois Creative & Performing arts academy Student
Hear what these JA Finance Park® Graduates had to say about their experience in the JA Finance Park® Fairfax County Deloitte College & Career Center. Click the images to enlarge.