Colin participated in Reality Town, which he'd been talking about for a while. He knew he wanted to have a career where he'd make a lot of money. He decided on being a brain surgeon. However, he was disappointed when he got there and discovered there were a couple of other professions that his friends had that paid more (at least for Reality Town).
Chad volunteered to help and Matthew was his buddy. Matt was happy to see Colin.
There were various stations the students were required to visit. They learned about budgeting their income to cover various expenses: automobile and insurance, charitable donations, housing, etc.