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Should You Be An RA?

Being a resident advisor has it's ups and downs. Do you have what it takes?

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  1. Let's start out simple: You hear loud music coming from your residents room at 2 a.m. do you:

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    knock on their door and politely tell them to turn it down
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    pound on their door and yell at them for raging after midnight
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    ignore the problem: let them have their fun
  2. You're at the library on the weekend when you get a call on the on call phone from a resident who is locked out and needs you to come home. Do you

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    Go back. You're on call and it's the job
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    Ignore the call. You feel bad but are just too busy for that
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    Answer the call, but tell the resident to wait until you get home later that day.
  3. A resident wakes you up from your nap and asks if you can help them get into the kitchen. You

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    yell at them for waking you up from your nap. Then tell them to go to the front desk to get a key
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    Politely tell them that they can visit the front desk
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    cry. Naps are important
  4. You plan a program that you're excited about, but no one came. What do you do?

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    cry. Programs are so fun and you wanted your residents to care
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    Give up on programming all together. That'll show em
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    be sad, but ask residents why they didn't come and plan around that for your next one
  5. You have midterms, a program, and haven't slept in 2 days. What do you do?

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    Drink lots of coffee and power through. You can do it
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    Tell your boss how overwhelmed you are and skip the program to study so you can sleep early. You know they will understand
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    Tell your professor how overwhelmed you are and ask for help. You know they will understand
  6. Final Question: Do you actually WANT to be an RA or do you just want free hosing?

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    Free money duh
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    I want to be an RA!
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