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mharrin5507
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Postby mharrin5507 » Sat Feb 13, 2010 11:38 pm

anyone else considering being a RA in their second year for the benfit of room and board?

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Vincent Vega
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Re: RA

Postby Vincent Vega » Sat Feb 13, 2010 11:41 pm

No. That would suck balls.

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Re: RA

Postby Georgiana » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:14 am

mharrin5507 wrote:anyone else considering being a RA in their second year for the benfit of room and board?

There are several 2L's here who became RA's this year. It doesn't seem to be that much work but it definitely impacts your freedom if you have designated rounds or on duty time. If you were an RA as an undergrad it's probably about the same time commitment, less if you can get into the grad housing.

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Re: RA

Postby Vincent Vega » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:25 am

Georgiana wrote:
mharrin5507 wrote:anyone else considering being a RA in their second year for the benfit of room and board?

There are several 2L's here who became RA's this year. It doesn't seem to be that much work but it definitely impacts your freedom if you have designated rounds or on duty time. If you were an RA as an undergrad it's probably about the same time commitment, less if you can get into the grad housing.

I'm an RA in UG right now. It makes me want to kill myself.

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Re: RA

Postby jbarl1 » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:29 am

I've been an RA for three years in UG now and I love it haha so I will certainly consider it.

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Re: RA

Postby MoS » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:31 am

Resident Advisor or Research Assistant. The second is part of my Iowa scholarship, so definitely. Its only 10 hrs a week for the 2l and 3l years

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Vincent Vega
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Re: RA

Postby Vincent Vega » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:41 am

Resident Assistant, at my school.

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Re: RA

Postby ATOIsp07 » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:50 am

It's worth being an RA just for the fact that you're alleviating the debt burden of your law school tuition. And it doesn't hurt your resume, either.

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Re: RA

Postby sundaynightdelite » Sun Feb 14, 2010 12:52 am

Question:

Does being an RA cramp your style?
Can you still bring female guests into your room at all hours of the night?
Give them alcohol?

And what if you're "cool" and don't want to bust people on your floor for things? DO you get in trouble?

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Re: RA

Postby YCrevolution » Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:09 pm

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Ethan Edwards
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Re: RA

Postby Ethan Edwards » Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:11 pm

sundaynightdelite wrote:Question:

Does being an RA cramp your style?
Can you still bring female guests into your room at all hours of the night?
Give them alcohol?

And what if you're "cool" and don't want to bust people on your floor for things? DO you get in trouble?



Everyone at law school is over 21.....

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Re: RA

Postby vanwinkle » Sun Feb 14, 2010 4:12 pm

There are law schools with residence halls? WTF?

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Re: RA

Postby Grad_Student » Sun Feb 14, 2010 11:14 pm

Do it

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Vincent Vega
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Re: RA

Postby Vincent Vega » Sun Feb 14, 2010 11:43 pm

vanwinkle wrote:There are law schools with residence halls? WTF?


Graduate housing - most schools have it. Most aren't specifically associated with law schools.

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Re: RA

Postby dextermorgan » Mon Feb 15, 2010 12:10 am

Halibut6 wrote:
vanwinkle wrote:There are law schools with residence halls? WTF?


Graduate housing - most schools have it. Most aren't specifically associated with law schools.

or you know, lived in.

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Re: RA

Postby mharrin5507 » Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:57 am

ATOIsp07 wrote:It's worth being an RA just for the fact that you're alleviating the debt burden of your law school tuition. And it doesn't hurt your resume, either.


That's precisely my motivation and interest: $$$. The resume stuff is just an afterthought. I could alleviate 30K by fulfilling this responsibility the last 2 years of law school. And yes - the hall in which I'll reside is 4 floors with UGs on floors 1 and 2...wow, that almost reads like a LG setup. Anyway, my ONLY concern is sufficient study time.

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Re: RA

Postby absworkoutplan » Mon Feb 15, 2010 12:23 pm

dextermorgan wrote:
Halibut6 wrote:
vanwinkle wrote:There are law schools with residence halls? WTF?


Graduate housing - most schools have it. Most aren't specifically associated with law schools.

or you know, lived in.


Credited. Most, but not all, of the people I know regret living in the grad housing. Thank God I decided to get an apartment instead, which is amazing.

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Re: RA

Postby Ethan Edwards » Mon Feb 15, 2010 12:25 pm

mharrin5507 wrote:
ATOIsp07 wrote:It's worth being an RA just for the fact that you're alleviating the debt burden of your law school tuition. And it doesn't hurt your resume, either.


That's precisely my motivation and interest: $$$. The resume stuff is just an afterthought. I could alleviate 30K by fulfilling this responsibility the last 2 years of law school. And yes - the hall in which I'll reside is 4 floors with UGs on floors 1 and 2...wow, that almost reads like a LG setup. Anyway, my ONLY concern is sufficient study time.



Usually you just have to be awake at certain time, which means you can be studying you just have to be on call. You would probably have to call specific law schools, as it might vary from institution to institution.

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Re: RA

Postby Bankhead » Sat Feb 20, 2010 8:26 pm

I was an RA during UG. You do not want to do this during law school.

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Re: RA

Postby Aeroplane » Sat Feb 20, 2010 8:38 pm

I know someone who was an RA at GULC. AFAIK there were no major problems w/it.

Edit: not a UG one, but the law school equivalent since GULC has dorms. I don't know what responsibilities it entailed.




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