Your Character

We asked three people with seriously cool jobs—a YouTube star, an author, and an athlete—what they wish they had known at your age. Use their advice to set up your best school year ever. 

This year, reach out to someone new—just like these teens did—and you may never be the same. (WARNING: SERIOUS INSPIRATION AHEAD!)

It’s so hard to stand out from the crowd right now—but understanding why will help you be your own boss (promise). 

These teens made a simple but powerful statement to show they honor their female classmates—and they want you to do the same. 

SOUND HARSH? Then you’re thinking about failure all wrong—and it could cost you. Here, the new research-proven secret to success (that involves a whole lot of messing up first). 

Why we’re programmed to keep dangerous secrets—and how cracking the code of silence can save lives 

 

A bad apology can ruin a relationship, but there’s science behind a solid one. Here’s how to own up the right way. 

Smart kids. Jocks. Populars. Is grouping off a natural way to survive the teen years—or does it just make for more misery?