• Strengths at HSU & Career Assessments

    Why Strengths Finder?

    Strengths is a powerful tool to understand yourself and how God designed you so you can capitalize on your natural talents to enhance your experience at Hardin-Simmons University.

    Strengths FinderWhen students understand their God-given talents and learn how to develop them into Strengths students can thrive and develop their potential in:

    • Academics
    • Career & Calling
    • Engagement
    • Leadership
    • Relationships

    Strengths Finder provides…

    A great way to meet other people.
    More and more students, faculty, and staff have taken the strengths assessment so it is a great way to strike up a conversation with others at HSU.

    A common language in which to tell your story.
    Share your talent themes with others including students, advisers, supervisors, mentors and potential employers. Learn about different styles as well as they share their strengths with you.

    The power to create your unique college experience.
    By focusing on what you do well, you can take responsibility for creating the best HSU experience possible.

    A tool to leverage your strengths to overcome challenges.
    A strengths-focus does not mean that you ignore your weaknesses. Rather, you can leverage your strengths to address challenges you may encounter. For example, math may be a difficult subject for you. How can you utilize your strengths to approach how you study/learn math?

    FOCUS 2 Self-Assessment

    FOCUS 2 test available here.  

     FOCUS 2 combines self-assessment, career and major exploration, decision making and action planning in one comprehensive product. Customized with your college's majors, students' assessment results are matched to career options and majors/programs offered at your college. FOCUS 2 guides students through a reliable career and education decision making model to help them select their majors at your college, make informed career decisions and take action.

    NOTE: The access code for the FOCUS 2 test link above is COWBOYS.

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