Do You Want to Be a Dietitian?

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Updated September 07, 2016

2. If a teacher had to determine your grade based on just one thing, what would you prefer it to be?

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3. Flash forward: You're a dietitian. You've given your client who has diabetes a meal plan. What do you do next?

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4. This is your reaction whenever you have to read a book:

7. What is the highest level degree you are willing to earn?

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8. How do you feel about doing an internship for 6 to 12 months?

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9. Would you take a written licensing exam?

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10. What is the lowest compensation you are willing to earn?

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Do You Want to Be a Dietitian?

You got: Don't Become a Dietitian

I got Don't Become a Dietitian. Do You Want to Be a Dietitian?
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This quiz asked you questions that were meant to discover whether you have the soft skills you need to be a dietitian and are willing to fulfill the licensing and educational requirements. It also considered your desired salary. Your answers indicate you would not succeed in this occupation or enjoy working in it.

Dietitians must be service oriented and know how to monitor other people's progress. Writing, reading, critical thinking and speaking skills are essential.

To become a dietitian, one must earn a bachelor's degree in dietetics, food and nutrition or a related area, complete a six to 12 month internship and pass a written licensing exam. Median annual earnings are $57,910.

You should look for a career that fully utilizes your strengths and has requirements you are willing to fulfill. In addition, you must find the earnings acceptable.

Do You Want to Be a Dietitian?

You got: Dietitian Probably Isn't a Good Career Choice

I got Dietitian Probably Isn't a Good Career Choice. Do You Want to Be a Dietitian?
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This questions on this quiz assessed whether you have the soft skills necessary to succeed as a dietitian and the willingness to fulfill all the requirements. It also considered your desired compensation. Your answers determined that it is unlikely this occupation would be suitable for you, nor would you enjoy it.

Dietitians must have a strong desire to help people and must be able to monitor others' progress. They need excellent writing, reading, critical thinking and speaking skills.

To become a dietitian, one must earn a bachelor's degree in dietetics, food and nutrition or a related area, complete a six to 12 month internship and pass a written exam in order to get a license to practice. Median annual earnings are $57,910.

You should find a career that makes better use of your strengths and has requirements you are willing to fulfill. Make sure the compensation also acceptable.

Do You Want to Be a Dietitian?

You got: You Might Make a Good Dietitian

I got You Might Make a Good Dietitian. Do You Want to Be a Dietitian?
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The questions on this quiz were meant to discover whether you have the soft skills needed to succeed as a dietitian, are willing to fulfill all the requirements and find the salary acceptable. Your answers indicate this occupation is probably a good match for you, although it is not a perfect one. Figure out what your weaknesses are before you go any further.

Dietitians need a strong desire to help other people and must be able to monitor their progress. Excellent writing, reading, critical thinking and speaking skills are essential.

If you decide to become a dietitian, you will need to earn a bachelor's degree in dietetics, food and nutrition or a related area, as well as complete a six to 12 month internship. You will also need a state-issued license to practice which will require you to pass a written exam. Expect to earn a median annual salary of $57,910.

Before you move ahead, learn more about this occupation. Job descriptions and informational interviews are invaluable. 

Do You Want to Be a Dietitian?

You got: You Were Born to Be a Dietitian

I got You Were Born to Be a Dietitian. Do You Want to Be a Dietitian?
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Congratulations! This seems like an excellent career choice, according to your answers. They show you have most of, if not all, the soft skills dietitians need. You are also willing to fulfill the requirements and find the salary acceptable.

Dietitians need a strong desire to help other people and the ability to monitor their progress. Excellent writing, reading, critical thinking and speaking skills are essential.

You will need to earn a bachelor's degree in dietetics, food and nutrition or a related area and complete a six to 12 month internship. Most states require dietitians to have a license to practice. To get one, you will have to pass a written exam. Expect to earn a median annual salary of $57,910.

Although the results of this quiz indicate dietitian is a good career choice for you, it is still imperative that you learn all you can about it before making a final decision. To accomplish this, read job descriptions and conduct informational interviews.

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