Valarie King-Bailey
Ms Valarie King-Bailey
CEO, OnShore Engineering & Construction
Chicago, IL
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  • Arianna, Chicago IL asked Valarie King-Bailey, OnShore Engineering & Construction

    Added Monday, December 21, 2015 at 2:03 AM

    Hi, I'm currently a sophomore student at Oakton community college. I wish to transfer to IIT to study civil and structural engineering. I noticed you've had huge success in your career. When working for top engineering firms how do you set yourself against other engineers? Also, did mentors help you to overcome obstacles? How did you gain mentors? Thanks for your time, Arianna
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  • Shelbie, Missouri asked Valarie King-Bailey, OnShore Engineering & Construction

    Added Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 7:30 AM

    I really want to be an engineer for the U.S. marines. I am one of the top in my class, though I am only in middle school, but I think I can do it. What are some classes you suggest I pay extra attention to? Thank you, Shelbie
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    Valarie King-Bailey, OnShore Engineering & Construction
    Answered Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 7:30 AM
    Hi, I think it is GREAT that you want to be an engineer in the U.S. marines! This is a very admirable career ambition. I would focus on mathematics classes especially trigonometry and coordinate geometry which is heavily used in maritime engineering. ...Read More
    Ayanna Howard, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Answered Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 7:30 AM
    You definately seem to have one of the key ingredients - Motivation. As you go through middle school and continue through high school, try to take as many math and science courses as you can get your hands on. I also suggest trying to join a robotics ...Read More
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