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Mindset

Grit

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.

Mindset

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:

https://www.mindsetworks.com/science/

More Reading:

True Grit

Academic Tenacity

Why Academic Tenacity Matters

Carol Dweck's Two Mindsets

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