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    (Original post by BioStudentx)
    I'd advise you to stay in uni accommodation. It'll be a much better time.
    Don't wanna pay more money
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    (Original post by chikane)
    Take a gap year and reapply if you are set on going to that uni.
    This absolutely.
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    Didn't get my first choice at uni :'( And they didn't give a valid reason
    Question it with the school
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    dietetics |dʌɪəˈtɛtɪks|pluralnoun [ treated as sing. ] the branch of knowledge concerned with the diet and its effects on health, especially with the practical application of a scientific understanding of nutrition.

    Wait, this thing is studied on a university level? :eek: God help us all.
    Yeah it is. I find it very interesting.
    "God help us all", what do you mean by that??

    I've also got a place for Biomedical Science and Biochemistry, but I don't know why my heart is fully towards Dietetics
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    Why do you think it's a Mickey Mouse degree? Like did you know it contains a lot of complex Biochemistry? And at the end of the day we actually become something (Dietician).

    Biomedical science and Biochemistry unfortunately often only lead to lab based jobs.
    Perhaps I'm biased but dietician sounds very similar to fitness trainer, nutrition specialist, or chiropractor, all of which are Mickey Mouse degrees. Out of curiosity, what do they do? Take care of fatties and such, or is it relevant to wider population?
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    (Original post by Life_peer)
    Perhaps I'm biased but dietician sounds very similar to fitness trainer, nutrition specialist, or chiropractor, all of which are Mickey Mouse degrees. Out of curiosity, what do they do? Take care of fatties and such, or is it relevant to wider population?
    You're extremely biased! You don't even know what the Dieticians do. They account of the patients health, and according to that create a meal plan. The patients could have: cystic fibrosis, diabetes, IBS so on.....

    https://nationalcareersservice.direc...dietitian.aspx
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    You're extremely biased! You don't even know what the Dieticians do. They account of the patients health, and according to that create a meal plan. The patients could have: cystic fibrosis, diabetes, IBS so on.....

    https://nationalcareersservice.direc...dietitian.aspx
    Two women holding some fruit while staring into a little computer screen aren't very reassuring but I'll take your word for it. Good luck!
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    (Original post by Life_peer)
    Two women holding some fruit while staring into a little computer screen aren't very reassuring but I'll take your word for it. Good luck!
    Did you even read the "article"? LOL

    Yeah listen to me xx

    Thanks. Most likely making Dietetics my first choice and Biomedical my second choice!!
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    It doesnt matter try your other choices
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    (Original post by ikhan94)
    It doesnt matter try your other choices
    It's heart breaking tho. Well at least I've got Coventry, but will have to travel.

    I am now debating between DIETETICS OR BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE.

    Dietetics-> NHS funded, specfiic will become a dietician, I like the career, I love the course modules and find the topic interesting
    BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE-> need to take a loan, the career prospects are lab based, and I don't really like practical work, I love learning about diseases.
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    It's heart breaking tho. Well at least I've got Coventry, but will have to travel.

    I am now debating between DIETETICS OR BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE.

    Dietetics-> NHS funded, specfiic will become a dietician, I like the career, I love the course modules and find the topic interesting
    BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE-> need to take a loan, the career prospects are lab based, and I don't really like practical work, I love learning about diseases.
    So what do you think let you down?
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    So what do you think let you down?
    What do you mean? Well all I know they liked my application, and only rejected me as there's not enough places. LIKE WTH they didn't even invite me to an interview
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    What do you mean? Well all I know they liked my application, and only rejected me as there's not enough places. LIKE WTH they didn't even invite me to an interview

    So others got interviews and you didnt. there applications must have been stronger for some reason. Grades, personal statement? Point is they liked your, but likes other peoples more. You dont have to give up and you should use all options if it was a close thing.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    So others got interviews and you didnt. there applications must have been stronger for some reason. Grades, personal statement? Point is they liked your, but likes other peoples more. You dont have to give up and you should use all options if it was a close thing.
    They only invite some people to an interview. I've rang the admissions, and he said he will re-check my application. He will take time to reply back though.

    I've got a place for the same course, but at Coventry. My heart is set on Dietetics. However, I would also consider Biomedical science, but the jobs prospects isn't great
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    If he is re checking your application then you need to use your soft skills to show you are interested, but without being pushy. You cna write him a quick letter or send him an e-mail concisely reststaing your case and enthusiasm for the course and uni. Go on the waiting list.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    If he is re checking your application then you need to use your soft skills to show you are interested, but without being pushy. You cna write him a quick letter or send him an e-mail concisely reststaing your case and enthusiasm for the course and uni. Go on the waiting list.
    I have already done that, but thanks x

    What degree did you do?
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    I have already done that, but thanks x

    What degree did you do?
    A number of them social sciences finance related.

    Did you get yourself some dietetic relebamt work experience?
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    A number of them social sciences finance related.

    Did you get yourself some dietetic relebamt work experience?
    Oh

    Well I have shadowed a few Dietitians if that's what you mean
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    (Original post by Anonbabes)
    Oh

    Well I have shadowed a few Dietitians if that's what you mean
    Perhaps others did stuff more pro active. Anyway if you wnat to go there , then say you will reapply next year and go earn some money instead.

    Good luck though and fingers crossed.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    Perhaps others did stuff more pro active. Anyway if you wnat to go there , then say you will reapply next year and go earn some money instead.

    Good luck though and fingers crossed.
    Nothing to do with that I am sure. I am not taking a gap year. I believe everything happens for a reason!
 
 
 
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