Ting Pen

Ting is a ValuePenguin Co-Founder. She previously evaluated corporate mergers and acquisitions as a Financial Analyst at Citigroup.

What It's Like Being a Psychologist

Ildiko Tabori spent five grueling years of life earning a Ph.D. in psychology, and she didn't enjoy it. But she knew it was just the...

What's It Like Being an Electrician?

In this article, we explain and lay out what the life and work of an electrician can look like. If you're interested in learning more about...

The Best Big Cities for 10 Popular Careers

Whether we go into the office for a 10 a.m. stand-up meeting or are up and at ‘em by 8 as a suited professional, location matters. And many...

Best Cities for Photographers

Here at ValuePenguin, we consider four... when determining which cities are best for these artistic pros to live and work: number of jobs,...

What It's Like Being a Dentist

There are some professions that all of us feel familiar with, even if we've never lived them personally. At least, this is David Blackman's...

Best Cities for Psychologists

Far be it from us at ValuePenguin to tell psychologists how to think about their work. But, please, take the couch, feel free to stretch...

Best Cities for Massage Therapists

Massage therapy doesn’t require extensive years of advanced schooling, and professionals earn around $36,000 per year on average. What’s...

Best Cities for Bus Drivers

School buses keep an estimated 17.3 million cars off of the road each morning, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. And that...

Best Cities for Dentists

Few people actually like going to the dentist, although 62% of American adults (ages 18 to 64) made at least one visit in 2013, according...

Best Cities for Pharmacists

There are essential professions and nonessential professions. The pharmacist performs an essential service. Every city has one, and most...

What It's Like Being a Community Pharmacist

Trying out the role of pharmacy technician is how some students become full-fledged pharmacists. At least, this was the case for Anne Ange...

Professor Talk: Teaching at Pharmacy School

Dr. Rabia Atayee got a head start. "After working in the lab as a high school student for two summers, I thought, 'I need to talk to people...