As we grow older, it's hard not to giggle over the passing of time and the realization that most of us are just taller, grown-up versions of that little girl in tapered jeans who felt shy presenting in front of her class. Sure, our fashion sense, skin, self-confidence, and business savvy have improved over the years, but the major rules and coping tools for daily life are still very much the same.
I recently leafed through the Girls' Life Ultimate Guide to Surviving Middle School and flat out LOL'ed over the fact that the advice for today's preteens mirrors the career advice I share with friends. Maybe it's true what they say: the more things change, the more they stay the same. To see how, keep reading.