January 22, 2018

College and Career – Tuesday, August 29th

The Key to Success? Grit.
Sure, money can buy you things, looks can get you things, and brains can make you understand things, but none of these are the real ingredient for success. In this episode, Duckworth describes what it takes to get things done right: grit. After all, Lewis and Clark didn’t make it out West purely on money, beauty, or brains. They made it because of their pure, immense levels of grit. You can make it too.

Take the GRIT Test

Grit Scale

Khan Academy SAT Practice

About Vanessa Knight

Vanessa Knight has worked for Corbett School District since 2011. She is currently a teacher on special assignment working as a college coach and as the district's communication coordinator. She lives in Corbett with her three sons.