A resident assistant (also variously known as a resident advisor, community assistant, resident mentor, residence don, peer advisor, community advisor, collegiate fellow, or senior resident), commonly shortened to RA, is a trained peer leader who supervises those living in a residence hall or group housing facility. The majority of RAs work at colleges, universities, or residential mental health and substance abuse facilities.[1]


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  • What is life like as a Residential Advisor?
  • How much training will I need to be a Residential Advisor?
  • Which is the best Residential Advisor organisation to work for?
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Being a Residential Advisor