It is really difficult being a teen these days. In my opinion, some of the most challenging problems teens face today are bullying, academic pressure, peer pressure, social media issues, and deciding on a future.

My name is Mikael Barker and I am a senior cadet at Camden Military Academy. I have been here three years now, but I attended public school my freshmen year. Throughout my high school years, I have recognized and even experienced these problems.

Perhaps the most serious problem facing teens today is bullying. We have all met that stereotypical high school bully, but times are changing, and bullies are becoming more creative.

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