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| Published: June 30, 2019

Grit And Academic Achievement: Is It Related?

V. Banupriya

II M.Sc Applied Psychology, Department of Women’s Christian College, Chennai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Ms. Rini Rajan

Applied Psychology, Department of Women’s Christian College, Chennai, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.081/20190702

DOI: 10.25215/0702.081

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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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V. Banupriya @ preethi.banu107@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.081/20190702

DOI: 10.25215/0702.081

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 2, April-June, 2019

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