Best part about being on call the night before...
*Knock on the door* RA: Yes? Resident: So, I don’t wanna bother you, but…. RA: Oh God, what happened? Resident: There might be a bird in the lobby who won’t leave….
That awkward (RA) moment
irishcailin75: When a friend of yours asks about the application process and all you can do is sit there and think “You would make a terrible RA.”
Just saved the life of a panicked resident's fish...
shitmyresidentssay: “Wait… I don’t want to go to my room, it’s too early to sleep. We just got to here… here.. Where are we again? How’d we get here?” Do I even want to know what you’re on?
i found the pot smoker in my hallway
peacex3lovex3happiness: I got him dont mess
Anonymous asked: What have been some of the best RA contract deals you've heard of (and at what universities)? (ex. We get free single room and meal plan as well as $1300 per year)
You know its Halloween Weekend wheeeeeenn...
You overhear residents’ conversations like this: “Some slut bumped into me and I wanted to cut her. I went to go look for her and I couldn’t. Because everyone was dressed as a slut!” “Some guy was dressed up as a naked guy with a penis hanging off of him. I was like Sorry! I just can’t find your eyes right now.” “Can you stop making awkward...
How to Avoid Burn Out: 10 Symptoms of Severe... →
ericalikesthings asked: I love my freshmen, but they come to me so much I can't leave my door open as often as I'd like. I absolutely love being an RA but I'm getting burned out really quickly. Any advice!?
Student Leader Problems:
studentleaderproblems: That awkward moment when a friend expects sympathy for their busy day… when their idea of “busy” is having to do the laundry.
When a crisis is brewing and your non-res life...
Cruise Ship Serves As Dorm For St. Mary's College... →
My roommate is looking at picture of axes online....
My residents are awesome.
shaysomething: One saw me last night, and I was upset. He asked me what was wrong, and I said I was fine. Apparently I’m a really bad liar. He came over and gave me the biggest hug ever, and said if I ever needed someone to talk to, he was there for me. Some people are really, really awesome.
How to do CPR.
Humans VS Zombies starts today on my campus.
visitbaskinrobbins: May the odds be ever in my favor. If you don’t know what this is: http://humansvszombies.org/ love me some HvZ!
Saw a giant panda walking around campus...
Man, you’ve been an alcoholic for four days now: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday!– Overheard telephone conversation on campus. (via thewafflelife)
In-between-rounds snowball fun with the other RA on duty- the best pre-halloween snowstorm ever!
That awkward moment when you get invited to a...
knocking on a door and hearing, "it's the RA!"
lifeasanra: oh residents.
Bathroom smells of puke: Typical Thursday night.
ryanmcd: 7 ambulances 6 alcohol poisonings 5 police appearances 4 yelling fits 3 plus lockouts 2 different fights 1 halloween dance as an RAAAAAAAA
resident just came into the office where 6 RAs are...
Write someone up and come back to vulgar messages...
that awkward moment when you’re cooking halloween cupcakes and candy/carmel apples and mummies in a blanket before your hocus pocus program starts….you’re expecting a decent turn out and then 20359385402131 people show up……………
Resumes and Revelations
craftycromwell: Today I dug out my old resume to dust off the cobwebs and add some new flair. I’m pretty good at writing resumes and making them look professional and to-the-point, but today I realized a few things… As I added my resident advisor position and began listing my job responsibilities, I had to stop for a moment. Out of all the things RAs are responsible for and out of all the extra...
Best part of RA-ship as the Halloween Weekend...
jenningscrupi: The use of walkie-talkies. And watching the parade of stupidly dressed people is also a plus.
Overheard - Weekend Duty Edition pt. 2
Resident: Oh hey, the world didn’t end last night. What happened to the Rapture? Resident: The more sex you have, the more you will be offered! Resident: The bubonic plague? What about it? Resident: Watch them! Watch them do it!
livetocarpediem asked: Hey! I just thought I should point out the irony of my current situation. I'm using your blog to procrastinate filling out my weekly 1:1 report for my boss. :( haha #swag
BreakDrink: Daily Dose - October 27th, 2011 →
breakdrink: Listen to internet radio with BreakDrink on Blog Talk Radio Hi. I’m Julie Larsen and this is the BreakDrink Daily Dose for October 27th, 2011. Students at St. Mary’s College Settle in for a Three plus Hour Tour St. Mary’s College of Maryland is…
katiedid311: Tonight, instead of our weekly meeting, my staff raced go-karts and played laser tag. Reason #97821 why I love my job and my staff. For the record….I won at both ;)
Me: Hey, could you go shopping for my program today?
Boss: Yeah, what time do you need it? Can you text me the list again, all I remember was "get swag".
(I gave him a list of everything else I needed for my taco night yesterday...and at the end I wrote "Swag. Lots of swag".)