More Videos

A free textbook movement is taking hold at UMKC 2:38

A free textbook movement is taking hold at UMKC

A look inside the Messenger Coffee Co. building 2:01

A look inside the Messenger Coffee Co. building

Watch as Hyperloop One's system is tested 1:24

Watch as Hyperloop One's system is tested

Hyperloop One: Is it possible to travel from Kansas City to St. Louis in 31 minutes? 1:34

Hyperloop One: Is it possible to travel from Kansas City to St. Louis in 31 minutes?

What's next for Lamonte McIntyre, now freed from prison? 2:38

What's next for Lamonte McIntyre, now freed from prison?

Mothers of Jessica Runions and Kara Kopetsky thank community for support 0:32

Mothers of Jessica Runions and Kara Kopetsky thank community for support

Did an eclipse darken the skies during the crucifixion of Jesus? 2:13

Did an eclipse darken the skies during the crucifixion of Jesus?

Tourette's syndrome didn't stop this Royals player from being successful 1:59

Tourette's syndrome didn't stop this Royals player from being successful

Vietnam veteran’s wife fights for husband’s VA benefits 3:57

Vietnam veteran’s wife fights for husband’s VA benefits

'He has nothing,' attorney says of Lamonte McIntyre starting life as free man 3:00

'He has nothing,' attorney says of Lamonte McIntyre starting life as free man

  • What is this 'grit' colleges are now looking for?

    A Raytown South High School college advisor talks about the importance of showing grit in the college application process.

A Raytown South High School college advisor talks about the importance of showing grit in the college application process. Mara Williams The Kansas City Star
A Raytown South High School college advisor talks about the importance of showing grit in the college application process. Mara Williams The Kansas City Star

Got grit? That’s what colleges want to know before they admit

January 03, 2017 7:00 AM

More Videos

A free textbook movement is taking hold at UMKC 2:38

A free textbook movement is taking hold at UMKC

A look inside the Messenger Coffee Co. building 2:01

A look inside the Messenger Coffee Co. building

Watch as Hyperloop One's system is tested 1:24

Watch as Hyperloop One's system is tested

Hyperloop One: Is it possible to travel from Kansas City to St. Louis in 31 minutes? 1:34

Hyperloop One: Is it possible to travel from Kansas City to St. Louis in 31 minutes?

What's next for Lamonte McIntyre, now freed from prison? 2:38

What's next for Lamonte McIntyre, now freed from prison?

Mothers of Jessica Runions and Kara Kopetsky thank community for support 0:32

Mothers of Jessica Runions and Kara Kopetsky thank community for support

Did an eclipse darken the skies during the crucifixion of Jesus? 2:13

Did an eclipse darken the skies during the crucifixion of Jesus?

Tourette's syndrome didn't stop this Royals player from being successful 1:59

Tourette's syndrome didn't stop this Royals player from being successful

Vietnam veteran’s wife fights for husband’s VA benefits 3:57

Vietnam veteran’s wife fights for husband’s VA benefits

'He has nothing,' attorney says of Lamonte McIntyre starting life as free man 3:00

'He has nothing,' attorney says of Lamonte McIntyre starting life as free man

  • Kansas trooper describes scene of deadly KCK crash

    One man died and another is in critical condition after a two-vehicle crash on North 57th Street at I-70 in Kansas City, Kan., Sunday.