March 1988: How Competitive Are You?

1. You overhear your brother boasting to your parents about another straight-A report card. You managed three As, but the rest were Bs and Cs. You:
2. Both you and your best friend are trying out for cheerleader. She asks you for help with her routine. You:
3. At aerobics class you:
4. SAT scores come back and you didn't do as well as you'd hoped. You:
5. The senior class president decides to throw a party the same night as the one you've been planning since the beginning of the year. You:
6. Your best friend, who dreams of being the next Emily Brontë, has entered an essay competition. Your English teacher suggests you enter it as well. You:
7. A boy you'd die for has a favor to ask -- he wants you to ask your best friend if she'll go out with him. You:
8. After weeks of tryouts, it comes down to you and a six foot senior for captain of the school basketball team. You:
9. After sending your application off to the Oregon School of Forestry, your best friend tells you that she's planning to apply to Harvard. You:
10. You've held the school's 100-yard dash record for the past year. On the day of this year's race, your hottest rival can't find her track shoes and asks to borrow a pair of yours. You: