"I'm not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know I'm not dumb... and I also know that I'm not blonde" -- Dolly Parton

How to be Smarter: A really inspirational blog I enjoy reading: Life After College. How to be Prettier: Your choice in footwear is extremely important at large crowd events, like concerts. To avoid your toes getting squashed, wear closed-toed shoes that you have worn before and are broken-in so you know they don't pinch. Also, always bring band-aids for blisters (yours or a friend's) just in case.

How to be (less) Awkward: When you are a house guest, keep your time in the bathroom, and most especially the shower, as short as possible to show consideration for your host, host's family, and other house guests. Everyone else will need to use the bathroom, too, and they will also want hot water.