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Staying Professional This Summer

While summer may have been a time to relax from ages 5 through 18, it now means something totally different as a nutrition and dietetics student. Time to say goodbye to 3 months of pool party freedom and hello to building your resume, your brand, and most importantly: yourself. I know what you’re thinking, I’ve worked […]

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How to Deal with Google Degrees

The nutrition world is filled with people who are self-proclaimed nutrition experts, who get most their information off of the frequently used and often unreliable World Wide Web. As all of us know, the most reliable source of dietary advice is from a registered dietitian, who completes a rigorous academic program and over 1000 hours […]

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3 GRE Study Resources

The GRE, or Graduate Record Examination, is a standardized test all potential grad school students must take as a part of their application process. The GRE company recommends that each test taker spends at least 3 months preparing for the exam, so here are a few resources to help you earn your best score! The […]

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How to Survive Tough DPD Courses According to Professors

Everyone knows that studying and hard work is the key to success. Highlighting your notes, re-reading the chapters over and over, and even making up songs….we’ve done it all. But what if there was something else that we could do? I picked the brains of professors of notably tough DPD courses for their secrets to […]

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Our Winter Break Challenge To You

How many things can you check off this list? Don’t forget to tag your friends or share via social media WINTER BREAK BUCKET LIST   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 […]

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Exam Study Strategies for #RD2Be’s

PN and EN equations, Krebs cycle enzymes and intermediates, the steps in the Nutrition Care Process-  There’s a lot of information that a future dietitian must know, not only to get good grades in classes, but also to excel in the internship, and then to ultimately pass the RD exam. Gone are the days that […]

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10 Thoughts Every Nutrition Major Has During Class

Nothing like sitting in class, dreaming about what you’ll have for dinner when you’re supposed to be focused on TPN calculations. You might find yourself thinking these every now and again – but you definitely aren’t the only one! 1. Is it time for lunch yet? 2. Should I sleep or study after this? 3. […]

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Download these 3 Apps Perfect for Dietetics Majors

Whether you’re on a no money to spend budget or you have a few dollars to spare, we have 4 great #RD2Be apps for you today.  1. HARVEST – SELECT THE BEST PRODUCE – $1.99 This app gives you guides to selecting the freshest, ripest, and best-tasting produce. 2. HANDPICK RECIPES & INGREDIENTS – FREE […]

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Evidence-Based Nutrition Information At Your Finger Tips

It’s that time of year again.  Your professors are starting in with the research paper requests.  Pick a topic, research the topic, make sure that your research is EVIDENCED-BASED, and don’t forget the citations page.  My biggest worry when I was assigned a research paper was trying to find a topic where there was enough […]

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