What does it take to be popular First impressions matter. But when Maria tries to impress the older Hip Hop crowd, she ends up way over her head. Sharon does too. When she finds herself braces-free for 24 hours. She devices a plan that will finally let her kiss Alden. Or will it When her braces kick start her mom's car. Sharon gets the cool reputation she always wanted. But is a great "rep reward enough for pinning her punishment on Adam Meanwhile, a battle of social survival brews as the eighth grade overnight camping trip turns into a battle of alliances vs. long time friendships. Is Nina really as bad as she seems Sharon and friends are out to answer an age-old question. What does it take to be Miss Popular And is it all worth it in the end?