Have you heard of grit? According to researcher Angela Duckworth, it could be the key to your success with longer term goals (like finishing college!).
Measure your own Gritty-ness on Duckworth’s Grit Scale, available for download in the Handouts section below.
Dr. Carol Dweck identifies two mindsets-fixed or growth-that can have vastly different impacts on a student's success and experience while in school. The key, according to Dweck, is moving from a fixed mindset to one of growth: