Archive | RA Selection RSS feed for this section

A Great Decision

by

November 22, 2010

0 Comments

The post was written by Evy Czekaj, a junior second year RA, currently working in an upper-class building. My name is Ewelina Czekaj, but most know me as Evy. I am currently a junior studying Management Engineering and planning to stay at WPI for graduate school to study Fire Protection Engineering. I decided to first […]

Continue reading >

What I Have Gained

by

November 18, 2010

0 Comments

This article was written by Amanda Rinaldi, a senior third year RA currently working in upper class housing. When I first applied to be a resident advisor, I never imagined that I would not only gain a renewed sense of confidence in myself, but that I would be part of another huge family network. Being a resident […]

Continue reading >

The Past 3 Years

by

November 16, 2010

0 Comments

This article was written by Brian Murray,  Brian is a senior third year RA currently working in a first year building. Being an RA isn’t a job for me really, for me at least it took the things that I already am passionate about: meeting new people, helping new students, WPI, and helps me be […]

Continue reading >

The RA Family

by

November 15, 2010

0 Comments

This post was written by Elizabeth Riendeau, a sophomore first year RA, working in a freshman building. When I first interviewed to become an RA I used family as a selling point.  I talked about how my freshman RA had always talked about how she LOVED the people she worked with and always had fun […]

Continue reading >

Defining Leadership

by

November 11, 2010

0 Comments

This post was written by Evan Sullivan, a junior second year RA, currently working in a first year building. ‘Leadership’ can be an illusive buzzword for a young adult. At least it was for me. Role models and teachers at my high school, like at many other schools I’m sure, used to say how great […]

Continue reading >

The RA Experience

by

November 10, 2010

0 Comments

This article was written by Katy Tongue, a sophmore first year RA current working in a first year building. I like being a Resident Advisor because it has given me many opportunities to grow.  I have been able to grow as a leader.  Not only do we get formal leadership training during RA training, we […]

Continue reading >

My Time As An RA

by

November 9, 2010

0 Comments

The following post was written by Jodi-Lee Smith a Junior second year RA, currently working in upper class housing. My name is Jodi-Lee Smith. I am currently a junior who is studying civil engineering. This is my second year being an RA and I have to say that the experience has been nothing short of rewarding. I […]

Continue reading >

Being an RA at WPI: An Opportunity to Make a Difference

by

November 8, 2010

0 Comments

This article was written by Mark Hawthorne, a Senior second year RA currently working in a first year residence hall. A Resident Advisor at WPI is someone who takes on many responsibilities, with the two most important being to enforce campus policies and to interact with residents. Although many residents may associate the position with […]

Continue reading >

Why I Became an RA

by

November 4, 2010

0 Comments

Written by Tracy Sears, a juniorm second year RA currently working in a first year building. I love my job. I absolutely love it. Going through the hiring process to become an RA my freshmen year was one of the best decisions that I have made since coming to college. I went through the process […]

Continue reading >

To Be an RA…

by

November 3, 2010

0 Comments

This post was written by Kimberly Woodward.  Kim is a junior, 2nd year RA working in an upperclass hall this year. I’m incredibly honored and grateful to be recognized as a resident advisor. It is a role I saw myself pursuing as an underclassman; a role that I thought I had clear expectations for, but […]

Continue reading >