| Published: June 30, 2019
Grit And Academic Achievement: Is It Related?
The objective of the study is to understand the relationship between Grit and Academic Achievement among high school students. Level of Schooling and Gender were also assessed. Through simple random sampling, 200 students were selected from two private schools in Chennai. They completed the Short Grit Scale (Duckworth & Quinn, 2009). Pearson product moment correlation was used to analyze the data and the result revealed that grit composite score and consistency of Interests was not correlated with academic achievement. However, the perseverance of efforts showed significant correlation with academic achievement. Level of schooling and Gender was assessed using the t-test. Analyzes showed that there was no significant difference between gender and level of schooling among high school students on grit.
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© 2019, Banupriya. V., & Rajan. R
Received: May 06, 2019; Revision Received: June 21, 2019; Accepted: June 30, 2019
Published in Volume 07, Issue 2, April-June, 2019