Selena is at school again and says she's dropping out the second chance she gets. Melaney comes up and asks where Selena is going. She says she is going to economics. Melaney says she has economics for first hour too, but didn't notice Selena there yesterday. Selena says it's because she skipped all of her classes yesterday.
Selena goes to class, taught by Ms. Chucking. Selena sleeps in class and the teacher calls her out for it. Ms. Chucking assigns essay questions for homework and the class groans.
Selena finds Gretchen at her locker and says she told her to stop hanging out there. Melaney comes up and tells Selena about the rumor that Selena is planning to take Cynthia's place as most popular girl in school. She says that the rumor could be dangerous and that Selena should set the record straight.
At lunch, Selena sits with Gretchen and Lauren again. She sees Cynthia making out with Justin. When Cynthia leaves, Selena talks to Justin. She tells him that Cynthia has been taking advantage of people, including Justin, and that Justin should break up with her.
After school, Justin breaks up with Cynthia. Cynthia says he can still go to her party and then throws a fit. Selena asks Justin out on a date, and he accepts.
Selena and Justin go on a date to Fresh From the Lake Sushi. After the date, Justin asks Selena if she wants to come with him to Cynthia's party tomorrow. She says of course. Justin kisses her on the cheek before leaving.
- This episode is the first appearance of Justin.