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A private (at least most of the time) room, fun activities, and a job where you get paid to hang out with people can be counterbalanced by late nights, tough situations and a major time commitment.While the pros usually outweigh the cons, it's good to know what you're getting into in advance."The biggest issue here is hierarchy," life coach Nina Rubin (no relation) tells Elite Daily."The student may have a crush on the authority figure and the feelings can be mutual — but because the person in a higher role has more power, the student can never be considered an equal."For instance, if you date or hook up with your professor because you're attracted to them, it's possible that you subconsciously feel like you have to continue dating them or having a physical relationship for the sake of your grade, academic reputation, and even career.Oh—and did we mention that they get their own rooms?Being an RA can be a great gig as long as you know what you're getting into.If you've ever lived on campus, your Resident Assistant or Adviser (RA) was probably one of the first people you met on move-in day.
But not all of these relationships are necessarily so black and white.Tread carefully, and consider the repercussions before you let him know that you’re interested. It’s better to be cautious than to be a notch on his bed post.– Don’t show up at campus parties together or have dates at the campus pub or restaurant. – While it is often a joke among friends to hook up with or date professors and teaching assistants, if you have a genuine connection with a teacher you should seriously consider the pros and cons of the relationship.If you are together on campus, keep PDA to a minimum and be discreet. Don’t worry about what people will say; some scandalous college boy antic will soon divert their attention!You don’t want anyone questioning the source of your success in school! expressing interest in you (after all, he’s only a few years older) and a MAN in his 30’s or 40’s making you his one-and-only.