Ting Pen

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

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...

Best Cities for Dietitians, Nutritionists

Dietitians and nutritionists have a reputation for telling their patients what is bad for their bodies, but this is one of the profession's...

What It's Like Being a Turkey Breeder

People in Minnesota, the No. 1 turkey-producing state in the union, are familiar with the profession of turkey farmer. "Most of the time, I...

Professor Talk: Teaching Nutrition, Dietetics

Becoming a registered dietitian can lead someone into one of many different workplaces. We asked Pritchett more about her life in the...

What It's Like Being a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Simply saying that Lisa Cimperman is a registered dietitian (RD) wouldn't be a fair description of her actual job. She's not just advising...

Career Talk: Being a Physician Assistant

A lot of physician assistants (PA) opted not to enroll in medical school and become a doctor simply because they aspired to a more balanced...

Being a Massage Therapist - Career Talk

We spoke with Dr. Kathy Gruver, Ph.D., who went from the stage in Los Angeles to the office in Santa Barbara, Calif., and is now also a...

Being a Police Chief - Career Talk

It can be argued that police officers are a prideful bunch. After all, they face tougher and more dangerous situations than most...

Best Cities for Registered Nurses

If you aspire to be or already are a registered nurse, then head west -- or east. Cities in California and Massachusetts dominated this...