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Welcome to CliftonStrengths

Our goal is for YOU to become aware of your strengths and how you use them in every aspect of your life. Studies show that top achievers know their talents and use them to build their academics, relationships, and their careers.

What’s stopping you from learning your strengths or enhancing your knowledge on them today?

The Strengths Office offers

  • Information on the CliftonStrengths Assessment.
  • Strengths Discussions for after you take the CliftonStrengths Assessment.
  • CliftonStrengths based packets on Academics, Relationships, and Career.
  • Various types of discussions and activities to increase your knowledge on strengths.

What is the CliftonStrengths Assessment?

The CliftonStrengths assessment is based on Gallup’s 40-year study of human strengths from which came 34 themes that can be used to describe people’s strengths and talents. In the 1990s, under the leadership of educational psychologist Donald O. Clifton, Gallup developed the CliftonStrengths as an objective measure of personal talent that could be administered online in less than one hour. When Clifton first designed the interviews that subsequently became the basis for the CliftonStrengths, he began by asking, “What will happen when we think about what is right with people rather than fixating on what is wrong with them?” Thus, emerged a philosophy of using talents as the basis for consistent achievement of excellence.

Student Experiences

For more information or to set up a discussion, please contact the Strengths Office at [email protected].