The Life of a Dietetic Intern: Orientation Week 2

This week was crazy y’all … lots of emotions, lots of knowledge, lots of wine. Let’s get into it! Week two consisted of our second and last week of orientation before heading out on rotations (!!!). Much of the first couple of days consisted of a refresher on malnutrition and nutrition focused physical exams, andContinue reading “The Life of a Dietetic Intern: Orientation Week 2”

The Life of a Dietetic Intern: Orientation Week 1

In undergrad, I consumed every bit of information I could find about the dietetic internship, and I STILL felt like I had no idea what to expect. Part of this is because every internship program is so different, and everyone’s experience is different. Another part of it is that all anyone talks about are theirContinue reading “The Life of a Dietetic Intern: Orientation Week 1”

Writing a Personal Statement

One of the hardest parts of the DICAS application – okay, THE hardest part – is the personal statement. I wasn’t exactly sure what to write at first, and it felt like my story was way too complicated and long to fit into 1000 words. Depending on your writing style, you may have trouble evenContinue reading “Writing a Personal Statement”