Question: Is being an RA lonely?

Illustration by Cameron Hubbard. More often than not, resident assistants feel overworked and underpaid. A good portion may feel isolated, lonely and left without a social life as the position takes priority over much of their lives.

What is the hardest part about being an RA?

Most of these jobs you clock out at the end of the day and continue your day-to-day life without really thinking of work. One of the hardest is the role of a Residents Assistant. It also said it was a 24-hour job, which I agree with. Sometimes it can feel like youre always “on” because youre always accessible.

What its like to be an RA now?

An R.A. will typically oversee a dormitory floor or building; they are responsible for limiting parties and helping new students settle in. At some schools, R.A.s are trained in how to help prevent sexual assault. Now, colleges have drafted them to another front line.

Can an RA look in your fridge?

Rumor has it that students who have their own refrigerators instead of rented University fridges are exempt from searches, but in reality, all residents are expected to cooperate and allow the RA to look in the fridge.

How can I hide alcohol in my house?

Opaque Nalgene bottles, or other all-purpose water bottles are perfect for hiding booze. Put vodka, gin, and other clear spirits in water bottles. Make sure you leave the cap on at all times, when youre not drinking, to avoid the strong smell attracting attention.

Where can I hide alcohol bottles in my room?

In Dresser Drawers Dresser drawers are a convenient place to hide alcohol in a way thats both hard to detect and easy to access. Most drawers have plenty of room for small bottles, which can be stashed between folded items, in socks or in back corners.

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