Strengths and Weaknesses

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A critical evaluation of my career plan.

Long and short term goals
I have always had a passion for food and how it changes the way we live our lives. I have realised the ever growing importance of nutrition, which is why I would like to pursue my long term goal of becoming a dietitian. My own knowledge to date has been based around personal research, which I have applied to myself and family and we have reaped the benefits. Since having my daughter I have become even more interested in nutrition and researched in great detail the positive and negative effect food has on a young baby.

My current job as general manager of Revolution, has given me the confidence to be able to speak to people in a supporting and encouraging manner, which I feel will be essential in the field of dietetics. I know I have the desire to become an excellent dietitian and be able to make a difference to people’s lives.

Becoming a dietitian will take a lot of hard work and commitment, however, before I can continue on my chosen career path I need to complete the following:

Complete the Access course by achieving the following:
(i) Hand work in on time
(ii) Attend all classes
(iii) Ask for guidance and feedback to improve my grades.

Assuming I get a interview for university – Be prepared.

Strengths and Weaknesses
In order to become a lifelong learner it is essential to identify your own personal and academic strengths and weaknesses and action each one, so goals can be achieved more easily.

My greatest strengths are my positive attitude, ability to manage my time effectively and my organizational skills. My positive attitude has enabled me to work most evenings until late, to ensure that deadlines are met and all work is up to date. Although I am only in college one day per week, I spend 5 nights per week working on assignments. I am a single mum with a 9 month old daughter to look after and by planning my week in advance this enables me to enjoy...