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Resident Assistant

RA Confessionals: I Let It Get Personal

Stephen Mays | Posted 02.17.2015 | College
Stephen Mays

While I let friends slide on minor things, realizing all of those "what ifs" played a part in my decision to quit my RA job. Over my three years time, I had let it get personal.

Life of a Resident Assistant: Part 1 - Introduction to the Job

Alexander Vassiliadis | Posted 01.24.2015 | College
Alexander Vassiliadis

You hear free living, free dining, and cheap parking and you immediately jump. Especially as a college student. But that's not what entirely pulled me in to applying to be a Resident Assistant.

A Bizarre Anti-Gay 'Thanksgiving Message' For Students

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An anti-gay pundit's bizarre "Thanksgiving message" is making the blogosphere rounds. Recalling the story of a Catholic resident assistant (RA) at...

The Perks & Pitfalls of Life as a Resident Assistant

Her Campus | Posted 06.18.2012 | College
Her Campus

There's a lot more to being an RA than just a free single room. Being a Resident Assistant is seriously time-consuming, and has the potential to be extremely difficult.