Mavis Okyere

Mavis S Okyere

Pipeline Integrity Engineer, Ghana National Gas Company Ltd
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  • Megan

    Added Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 4:38 PM

    Hi I have been in school for 3.5 years and did not decide on civil engineering until just a year ago. I decided engineering because I needed to decide and had already passed calc 1-4 and physics 1 and 2 which I've been told are the hardest classes. For me they have been the easiest. My first semester in the major I got behind and ended up dropping all of my courses. I retook 3 of the classes got an A in chem, a C in statics, and I failed my autocad course. I've always got good grades and I ...
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    Mavis Okyere, Ghana National Gas Company Ltd
    Answered Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at 12:57 PM

    Hello Megan,

    Abraham Lincoln once said that “You can have anything you want if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.”

    I think with ...

  • Margie Dotian

    Added Friday, June 9, 2017 at 12:35 AM

    Hi! My name is Margie and to be a civil engineer is my life goal. However, the moment I entered college I decided to took Business Add and has a plan to shift in civil after 1 year. I took an exam to shift after a year. I passed but there were no more slots for me. My parents told me to continue my studies as a business add student and just study again after I finished my degree. I really wan to study as a civil engineering student after this course but it seems that my parents need me to work ...
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    Mavis Okyere, Ghana National Gas Company Ltd
    Answered Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 5:56 AM
    Hello Margie,
    
    Before applying for the programme, inquire about the universities facilities  that come with the working student status.
    
    If you are a full time undergraduate student, it is better you do not work more than 15 hours per week during ...
  • Mia, Philippines

    Added Monday, August 15, 2016 at 12:36 PM

    I am a civil engineering student, and I failed one of my subjects, it's a major subject, and I feel very frustrated about it even though I am not a bright student, it's just that, it was the course that my parents want me to take, so after that failure, I think of my future. Is there a possibility that I can have a good job, with me, having a low gpa in college? Thank you!
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    Mavis Okyere, Ghana National Gas Company Ltd
    Answered Monday, August 15, 2016 at 12:36 PM
    Some companies have rules regarding having a low GPA, but you can demonstrate that you have obtained better grades in your particular major subjects related to the job you are applying. You can list your major grades from pertinent subjects in your ...