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Odds of Getting In

The odds of getting in are pretty good. Employment in the field is expected to increase over the coming decade by a whopping sixteen percent—much faster than the growth of the average job (source). Unless you live in a cave (with a good internet connection), you may have noticed that Americans have become progressively more health-conscious in the past decade. 

Meat, potatoes, green beans...looks healthy to us, but we're not dietitians. (Source)

For dietitians, an informed patient makes their job easier when they (the dietitian) are prescribing a meal plan. Instead of getting a blank look when they mention trans fats, these days they often at least get a shrug of the shoulders and a response like, "Yeah, I know margarine, packaged foods, canned soups, and fast foods aren't good." So, take success where you can find it.