The VSB Mentor Program strives to help Villanovans better understand and leverage their strengths for academic, professional, and personal success. CliftonStrengths equips individuals with the knowledge and awareness to drive career exploration and make informed decisions about the future.

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Ignite Your Strengths in Your Mentoring Relationship

How can this help me as a mentee?

  • Build meaningful relationships with your peers, teams, roommates, professors, etc.
  • Personalize your interview answers
  • Leverage your strengths on the job

How can this help me as a mentor?

  • Better understand your mentee’s strengths
  • Create self-awareness by understanding your strengths
  • Utilizing strengths for career planning and transitions
  • Creating a framework for performance appraisals

Gallup’s 34 CliftonStrengths

Achiever * Activator * Adaptability * Analytical * Arranger * Belief * Command * Communication * Competition * Connectedness * Consistency * Context * Deliberative * Developer * Discipline * Empathy * Focus * Futuristic * Harmony * Ideation * Includer * Individualization * Input * Intellection * Learner * Maximizer * Positivity * Relator * Responsibility * Restorative * Self-Assurance * Significance * Strategic * WOO *


Strengths Stats

people who use
their strengths are


As likely to engage in their jobs


As likely to strongly agree that they have the opportunity to do what they do best every day


As likely to report they have an excellent quality of life