When I was younger, I spent a lot of time watching older kids and figuring out what I admired about them. The weirdest part of growing up was realizing that people were watching me! I knew I needed to stop admiring others for how cool they were and start being cool myself. Now that I'm nearing the end of my "teenager career," here are some pro-tips on how to be an awesome teenager, from a teenager. Learn to do the good things and avoid the stupid stuff.