As of September 13, we are no longer accepting registration for StEP.
Please contact the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics if you have any questions.

Now even more questions, updated references and links!

Welcome to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Student Exam Prep (StEP) site. This site has been designed for anyone preparing to take the registration exam. This exciting tool can be used to strengthen your exam readiness as you study for the RD exam and serve as a complement to CDR Study Guide for the Registration Examination for Dietitians.

Take the next step in your career path by preparing for the registration exam with the Academy’s comprehensive and convenient Student Exam Prep.

Users have access to a database of more than 700 in-depth questions organized by the 4 domains of the CDR’s Registration Examination for Dietitians. The test is different each time you take it and includes a recap of your test score and the correct and incorrect answers. All questions include a rationale for correct answers. Links to references, Academy Career Development Guide, and more are also included on the StEP site.

NEW!Test-Taking Tips now included!

Take the Sample Test!

StEP is modeled after the Academy's Professional Skills Review but has been revised and updated specifically for anyone preparing to take the RD exam.

Here's what one RD had to say about using the Professional Skills Review:

“The Professional Skills Review proved invaluable to me as I prepared for the exam, and I know with certainty that it helped me to pass the exam first time around!!” –RD from North Carolina


Your 90-day access begins the day of purchase. Access is for a single person only and is not to be shared. Purchase a 4-week extension for $50.

Member Pricing* Nonmember Pricing*
$225.00 per user/subscription $325.00 per user/subscription


Educators! Contact Joe Phillipp at for multiple-license discounts and more information on how to use the Student Exam Prep in your program.


Lauri Y. Wright, PhD, RD, Editor-in-Chief,
Past-Chair, Dietetic Educators of Practitioners (DEP) Dietetic Practice Group

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