More tips on writing a personal statement for the dietetic internship

Originally posted on My Dietetics Career:
There is a consistency of errors that students often make when writing their personal statements. I’ll list these first, then I’ll give some tips on how to make these errors work for you. There is nothing personal in the statement: Writing a personal statement with generalities about how you…

Rubric for Dietetic Internship Personal Statement

I wanted to create a tool for the mentoring program I chair with Latinos and Hispanics in Dietetics and Nutrition, member interest group with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This rubric can also be used by student to self-evaluate their personal statement. If you find this helpful, please feel free to share with others. … More Rubric for Dietetic Internship Personal Statement

Part II: Bachelors vs Masters vs Doctorate

Master level programs are really varied. These largely depend on the university you are attending. Not all master’s degrees are created equal. You may see two people with the exact credentials, such as MS, RDN, but these two individuals very likely had a completely different experience for their degree. For example, even where I obtained … More Part II: Bachelors vs Masters vs Doctorate

Part I: Bachelors vs Masters vs Doctorate in Nutrition 

I have seen many Master and PhD level students enter nutrition graduate programs without a clear understanding of what they becoming a part of. This is the first of 3 posts on what I have observed the differences from undergraduate to PhD levels of work and expectations in nutrition and dietetics. When you are in … More Part I: Bachelors vs Masters vs Doctorate in Nutrition 

Thinking & Writing

I have had a productive semester thus far. About midway through the semester, I had dinner with a friend who mentioned that she liked writing. Writing is one of the most difficult things to do for many people, including me. So I asked her to teach me how to like it as much as she … More Thinking & Writing