Resident Assistant Case Study

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This letter is to describe Emma Schilling and her qualifications as an RA; however, as a current RA, there are so many different factors that make someone an incredible RA. It is a job where the person either is ready for or he or she will be a train wreck at it. Maturity and inclusivity are key components of the job. Not to mention, the person has to like what they are doing or else the job won’t be worth it. Emma is not only mature enough to handle the job, but is inclusive and personable enough that this job will be an amazing fit for her. She will be able to learn from it and allow for this job to be a cherished memory due to her leadership and communicative skills.
One of the most important aspects of being a Resident Assistant, to me, is being able to talk to a wide variety of people. You do not have the option to choose your residents and it is important to be able to communicate with any type of residents rather than just the ones that are similar to you. Emma is more than equipped to handle that challenge due to her experience as a dance teaching assistant, her experience with exchange programs, and her work as a Music Department Intern. However,
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The amount of times where a roommate issue or a personal problem has been discussed with me is much higher than I expected at the beginning of the year. To handle this aspect of the job, one must be caring. However, if you care too much then it leads to problems that affect you in your own life. Emma will be able to handle this dilemma. She is caring will want to know what situation, which is evident through the way she interacts with people. She understands the signs of someone in distress and can address those problems well. In my experience, Emma is kind and compassionate even with matters that do not involve her. Situations may be difficult to handle, but Emma has the perseverance to handle the job
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