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Are ‘Grit’ scores useful?
  1. Sarah Page-Jones
  1. Tudorwell, Broad Bush, Blunsdon, Wiltshire SN26 7DH
  1. email: sarah.pagejones{at}

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I am writing regarding the short communication ‘Grit score and its relationship to successful enrolment in specialist veterinary training’ .1

The authors refer to Credé and colleagues’ 2017 meta-analysis,2 summarising that ‘grit is only moderately correlated with performance and is more strongly correlated with conscientiousness’. I would nonetheless suggest interested parties read this paper in full. Credé and colleagues raise significant concerns …

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