1. ALL WE DO IS STUDY FOOD
Almost all DPD coursework includes anatomy and physiology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology…shall I go on? We know the ins and outs of metabolic pathways and can balance a chemical equation like nobody’s business, but we also know how to make a killer acai bowl and how to prevent foodborne illness.
2. EVERYONE FOLLOWS THE GLUTEN-FREE-DAIRY-FREE-PALEO-LOW-FODMAP DIET
We know the importance of a well-balanced diet more than anyone, and that one diet doesn’t fit all. Cheat days are often plenty but we strive to practice what we preach and eat for health.
3. THE ONLY STUDENTS WHO GET INTERNSHIPS HAVE STRAIGHT A’s
There are so many other components to your application than your grades. Yes, they are important, but so are your volunteer experiences, work experiences, personal statement, and letters of recommendation.
4. OCHEM IS IMPOSSIBLE WITHOUT BLOOD, SWEAT, OR TEARS
It’s no lie that ochem requires lots of hard work. Utilizing study groups, office hours, and lots of study time can make it possible to do well…no blood required.
5. WE BALANCE STUDYING, HOMEWORK, VOLUNTEERING, AND WORKING LIKE PROS
Nope, that’s not a myth 😉
P.S. ARE YOU IN YET? As an AAI member, you’ll join hundreds of future dietitians, and get the confidence and clarity you need to get a dietetic internship! Choose your membership