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What's It Like Being a Dental Hygienist?

Anastasia Turchetta has spent 28 years as a registered dental hygienist in three states, so she has her fair share of stories. Like the... Read More

What's It Like Being a Ski Instructor?

The great part about becoming a ski instructor is that you'll always be a student. "Your skiing will improve tremendously once you start... Read More

Going to School to Be a Mental Health Counselor -- Professor Q&A

When A. Keith Mobley made the switch from mental health counselor to educating the next generation of counselors, he made a discovery. "... Read More

What's It Like Being a Physical Therapist?

There are more than just actors behind the curtain at your favorite Broadway musical. It's also standard practice for these big-time shows... Read More

What's It Like Being a Mental Health Counselor in the Military?

A psychiatrist is a medical doctor who can dispense medication. And a psychologist has earned a Ph.D. and often works in the abstract. But... Read More

Best Cities for Physical Therapists

Here at ValuePenguin, we'd like to offer our services to physical therapists by using four data points -- number of jobs, average salary,... Read More

What's It Like Being a Yoga Instructor?

Steph Armijo had been interested in yoga long before she moved to San Diego, within earshot of a brand-new studio offering classes. "I... Read More

Teaching Automotive Technicians -- Professor Talk

Mike Hedger fixed cars for a living. He wasn't a teacher. At least, he didn't think so. But 20 years after he started working as a full-... Read More

Teaching Actuarial Science - Professor Talk

Some have unfairly said that those who can, do and those who can't, teach. In Ian Duncan's case, he had already done so much that it was... Read More