"Whoever is happy will make others happy too" -- Anne Frank

How to be Smarter: Encourage people to be involved in your life--being accountable to someone other than yourself is one of the biggest motivators I know. How to be Prettier: Gray tights seem to be everywhere for the fall. Because of their lighter color, they are less slimming than black tights, so I recommend wearing gray tights with heels, not flats, to lengthen the leg.

How to be (less) Awkward: One of my favorite songs to listen to as school starts again, and the leaves turn, is "We're Going to be Friends" by the White Stripes.