Academic Coaching: GRIT (Goals Responsibility Initiative Tenacity)

Anna Crockett can be contacted at Anna is an academic coach for hire who lives locally and works with many W&L students. Students may contact her independently to set up a relationship; or work with their class dean to set up a relationship and sometimes the University is able to offer financial assistance. GRIT (Goals Responsibility Initiative Tenacity) is a program focused on developing executive functioning such as time management and study skills. You can learn more by visiting Since Anna began GRIT with W&L students in 2012, dozens of students have worked with her and the data shows it has improved academic performance for most of them.