Strengths @ USM

Strengths for USM Students

Interested in taking the StrengthsFinder assessment? Learn more about the transition of the Strengths program at USM hereI

Below you will find different StrengthsQuest reflection activities to explore when clarifying your Strengths and how you use them academically, socially, and professionally. To utilize these resources, you will first need to take the StrengthsFinder assessment. 

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Getting the Most Out of Your Clifton StrengthsFinder Report: A guide to help you read through your StrengthsFinder assessment! 

Full Theme Descriptions: Read through the descriptions of all 34 signature themes. 

Clifton StrengthsFinder Quick Reference Card: A brief overview of all 34 signature themes.

Five Clues to Talent: An activity to help you clarify what talents you possess and how you can develop the talent into a strength. 

My Strengths and How I Use Them: A reflective exercise to help you better understand how often you use your top five strengths and how they empower you to succeed. 

Picture of Excellence: An activity to better understand what strengths help you be the best version of yourself.

Theme Dynamics: An activity that is helpful when working with a partner or group on a project or assignment. This activity will help you understand how your strengths can work together as a team.

Your Role and Your Signature Themes: An activity to help clarify how you can use your strengths to complete critical tasks. 

Strengths Development Framework: Use this activity workbook to better understand and develop your top five strengths!

*Please note you can access all of these resources and more by logging in to the StrengthsQuest website using the login information you created when taking your Strengths assessment. 

Academic Strengths in College: A resource to help you to better understand how you can use each of your top five strengths to be academically successful during your time at USM.

Relationships from the Strength Perspective: This section reviews how your strengths affect others and how you can view others form a strengths based perspective. 

Strengths and Career Planning: How can you use your strengths when thinking about your future career plans? This article details how you can apply your strengths in your future career.

Leadership Strengths in College: How will you use your college experience to build your leadership skills? This resource will help you understand how you can better utilize your leadership strengths.