You always just have to be the best that you can be. And if you know that in your heart, then that's all that matters.
To me, being Latin is about more than your looks - it's how you're brought up.
The Humane Society is so great to work with. Because everyone there is so nice and supportive, and they're all animal lovers like me.
Start going to bed earlier! It is a tough adjustment when you have had a summer of staying up late and waking up late.
Partying at a club is very different than when I'm throwing a party at my house. My party's a rage. People rage when they come to my house.
My secret is one the world needs to know - nearly a billion people a year die from unsafe drinking water.
My makeup artist, Tonya Brewer, taught me the importance of moisturizing daily. Hydration is a must if you want pretty, dewy skin - which I love.
My dad would call me his Cuban princess because I had really dark olive skin because I was always in the sun; but I don't really go in the sun anymore, so that is why I am so white.
My big break was becoming the spokesperson for Texas Instruments. Casting directors really started giving me a chance to read for projects.
Music is a big part of my life. I listen to different genres, and I choose the music that will inspire the next part of my story.
Maria Canals-Barrera is Cuban and from Miami and I'm part Cuban and from Miami, so needless to say she became a quick friend.
If someone is trying to bring you down, it only means you're above them.
I've been dancing all my life, but I never did it seriously.
I'm really into tall boots. I just got some new ones from Michael Kors that have these little gold studs. I have Valentino ones that I really love. Real, real tall boots!
I'm not a boy band kind of girl. I like hip-hop, I like R&B.
I'm in the studio for hours in that tiny little box, and really, the performing part is what I'm most excited about.
I'm always on Instagram! I'm like an Instagram stalker.
I'm a relationship girl, I like relationships, so I just miss being in one and chilling. And not dating.
I'd like to help other kids with dyslexia, because I'm dyslexic. It was very hard, and I know that what I went through, other kids are going through.
I was never a dancer before 'Shake It Up'.
I want people to look at my films and say 'Wow, she's a good actress', and I know I'll have to work hard for that.
I think the best advice came from Drew Barrymore, about always finding love in everything you do and keeping a positive attitude and being thankful.
I think that everyone has the power to make a change in the world.
I think that everybody needs somebody to really look up to and know that even though you're going through a tough time, you'll get over it.
I think everything about my life is magical. I've struggled, and against most odds, I'm truly having the experience of living my dreams.
I tend to have a lot of guy friends.
I really love big scarves. I have a whole bunch.
I practice reading all the time. I read everything and having so many scripts to read, which really helps out as well.
I never saw myself as a singer; I never really thought I had the voice for it.
I love pointy nails! A cute way to add a pop of color to your nails is to make a V-shape at the ends of them in a pastel color.
I love Michael Kors! I also love Miu Miu shoes - they're fabulous, I have so many pairs.
I like clean-cut, very proper, very elegant looks.
I know that some girls look up to me for certain things, like dyslexia, and that way I know that they like me for me, so it adds no pressure.
I have to work extra hard because I am dyslexic. People said that I couldn't be an actress, but I'm proving them wrong. Acting has helped me overcome the challenge.
I feel like girls always deserve flowers; it's just a nice thing to do. If you want to make your girlfriend smile, send her flowers!
I don't want to be that girl who has that same style all the time where the music always sounds exactly the same, and you always know it's her.
I don't think people realize how much work it takes to make an album.
I don't really hashtag things. Unless I'm talking to somebody and I'm being funny and I say something mean but then I'm like, Hashtag...something that's funny. I like to only hashtag funny things, not real stuff.
I don't have to try to be perfect because I know that my fans like me for who I am. They like me because I am weird and kind of funky, but still really calm.
I do have many of the same friends I grew up with. Most I've known since we were three or four years old! I have made new friends as well.
I believe that anyone can become better,if you put in the effort.
I always finish off my look with a spritz of Vera Wang Pink Princess.
Everyone suffers some injustice in life, and what better motivation than to help others not suffer in the same way.
Don't try to impress people. Always be yourself!
Dancing inspires my music. Having your girlfriends all together and just being free and happy.
Acting isn't a side thing - you have to live and breathe it.
I have suffered from bullying in many ways, from bullying in school due to my disability in reading, to digital abuse that I deal with on a daily basis. I'd like to tell the kids that are being bullied that no one should have to deal with the abuse, ever!
I personally don't think you can love two things like dancing and singing the same exact amount. There is always one that you like more, and that is most likely the one that you're better at, because you try harder in it.
I think that since it's prom, you should definitely wear a long dress. You can wear a short one anytime! This is the moment when you get to be a princess, and for me, that means a sweetheart neckline, long, then pouf - out and big.
My father is Cuban. Spanish was my first language, but I don't speak it that much anymore because I had dyslexia, and in school they work with you only in English. But I'm proud to be Latina, and most people don't know I am.