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Let Top First Year Experience and Orientation Specialist

Dr. Amanda Crowell

Motivate, Inspire, and Empower Your Students To Do Their Great Work In Class, On Campus and In Their Careers! 

Let Top First Year Experience and Career Launch Specialist

Dr. Amanda Crowell

Motivate, Inspire, and Empower Your Students To Do Their Great Work In Class, On Campus and In Their Careers! 

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Amanda's Most Requested Talks

Starting Strong
With Great Work 

Your time in college is special. It's one of the few times in life that we have total freedom to explore, change, and grow into who we want to be. In this keynote or workshop, students will discover:

  • Perfect for orientation, first year experience, and family weekend!
  • How to make friends and find your community right away (even during my talk!)
  • How to take good care of yourself and avoid burnout while you do your Great Work
  • How to start strong in class using powerful time management and productivity tips 
  • How to explore the many opportunities for Great Work on campus
Leading For Great WOrk

Freshman and transfer students need mentors!  When faculty, staff and student leaders share the language of Great Work, students succeed. 

  • Perfect for students leadership conferences or professional development
  • Why beliefs about intelligence, belonging, and value stand between your new students and their success
  • How to support students who are struggling in remedial classes
  • How to get students involved on campus and connected to their community to help them succeed
  • How to prevents burnout, increases engagement, and ensure retention.

Everyone loved Dr. Crowell's! Students and faculty were buzzing about it afterwards.

DR. JULIA ZAVALA, MERCY COLLEGE

If you want improvement that is deep, widespread, and enduring, Amanda will help you achieve it.

Paul LeMahieu, Senior Vice Preside of Programs, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Amanda's Most Requested Talks

Starting Strong
With Great Work 

Your time in college is special. Its one of the few times in your life that you total freedom to explore, change, and grow into who you want to be! In this keynote or workshop, students will discover:

  • How to figure out what your Great Work is
  • How to be Great in class and on campus
  • How to prepare for a Great career 
Managing Stress While Doing Great Work

When things get stressful, you need self-care and study strategies! In this keynote or workshop, students will discover: 

  • How to know when to push through and when to take a break
  • How to overcome procrastination
  • How to use your study time efficiently 
Launching a Career
of Great Work

It's time to find an internship or full time job and you might wonder: 

  • How to share what you'e done on campus to impress recruiters
  • How to crush your interview and getan offer
  • How to do Great Work early in your career 

Amanda’s talk was one of the most captivating, insightful and engaging I’ve heard. She knew exactly how to grab the audience’s attention and handled all questions smoothly. She was a delight to work with

Paul Simons Writer

Amanda’s talk at my “She Believed” was unbelievably popular. My audience couldn’t stop talking about it. Dr. Amanda Crowell was one of the easiest speaker I’ve ever worked with.

Val Bullerman Business Success Consultant

Five Reasons Orientation Directors Love  Booking Dr. Amanda Crowell

College Students Relate to Amanda

Amanda's high energy presentation combining humor, stories, and the science of productivity, provides the motivation and the roadmap to success in school and career.

Amanda Makes Your Job Easy

Presenting to groups from 20 to over 1000, Amanda consistently receives rave reviews from students and coordinators.

Great Virtual Presenter

After giving more than 200 powerful virtual presentations to college students, Amanda engages students in cutting edge interactive activities.

Students Learn From Popular TedX Speaker & Author

With more than 1Million views on her popular TedX Talk, Amanda's ideas inspire students to action.

100 Free Books ($2,995 Value!)

You can choose between "The Great Work Journal for Students" or Amanda’s book “Great Work: Do what matters most without sacrificing everything else”

Great Work Book and Great Work Journal

Five Reasons Coordinators Love Booking Amanda

College Students Relate to Amanda

Amanda's high energy presentation combining humor, stories, and the science of productivity, provides the motivation and the roadmap to success in school and career.

Amanda Makes
Your Job Easy

Presenting to groups from 20 to over 1000, Amanda consistently receives rave reviews from students and coordinators.

Great Virtual Presenter

After giving more than 200 powerful virtual presentations to college students, Amanda engages students in cutting edge interactive activities.

Students Learn From Popular TedX Speaker & Author

With more than 1Million views on her popular TedX Talk, Amanda's ideas inspire students to action.

100 Free Books
($2,995 Value!)

You can choose between "The Great Work Journal for Students" or Amanda’s book “Great Work: Do what matters most without sacrificing everything else”

Amanda is Available for all of Your on Campus and Virtual Events

  • Start Strong during First Year Experience
  • Wellness For Midterms and Finals
  • Student Leadership Conference
  • Student Leadership Coaching
  • Sorority and Fraternity
  • Internship Fairs
  • Conferences and Retreats
  • Career Fairs

Amanda is Available for all of Your
on Campus and Virtual Events

  • First Year Experience
  • Transfer Student Orientation
  • Orientation Weekend
  • Extended Orientation Camps
  • Family Weekend
  • Retention Programming
  • Transfer Student Support
  • Welcome Week

More than 1000 virtual presentations

Even before COVID, Amanda was a master Zoom presenter! Since the digital pivot, Amanda has been called "one of the best virtual presenters," by college students.

Presenting To Groups From 20-500+

Speaking to groups ranging from intimate small group Q&A, to large groups of more than five-hundred, Amanda connects well to groups of any size.

Motivational and Inspirational

Amanda's personal stories of overcoming challenge  inspires students while her practical, research backed strategies motivates them.

Interactive

Amanda guarantees at least 2 interactive touch-points per keynote, and many more in half day workshops. Students learn better when they are engaged!

Engaging

Amanda combines humor, personal stories, activities, and practical tips in her inspiring call to Great Work.

Creates Community During the Event

Students leave with new insights and new friends!

More than 1000 virtual presentations

Even before COVID, Amanda was a master Zoom presenter! Since the digital pivot, Amanda has been called "one of the best virtual presenters," by college students.

Presenting To Groups From 20-500+

Speaking to groups ranging from intimate small group Q&A, to large groups of more than five-hundred, Amanda connects well to groups of any size.

Motivational and Inspirational

Amanda's personal stories of overcoming challenge inspires students while her practical, research backed strategies motivates them.

Interactive

Amanda guarantees at least 2 interactive touch-points per keynote, and many more in hands-on workshops. Students learn better when they can try things out!

Engaging

Amanda combines humor, personal stories, activities, and practical tips in her inspiring call to Great Work.

Creates Community During the Event

Students leave with new insights and new friends!

What Students are Saying...

"Thank you for your
AMAZING presentation!"

"It was so inspiring and
riveting at the same time!"

"Best presentation
I've EVER seen"

"We did really cool activities even though it was online."

"These are the kinds of talks I
wish we had in high school."

"She was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I hope
I can be like her one day."

"This was a good. I learned how to be more strategic and intentional."

"She made me realize how much more I could do in college."

"That was the best hour I've spent on Zoom in a long time."

What Students
are Saying...

"Thank you for your
AMAZING presentation!"

"It was so inspiring and
riveting at the same time!"

"Best presentation
I've EVER seen"

"We did really cool activities even though it was online."

"These are the kinds of talks I
wish we had in high school."

"She was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I hope
I can be like her one day."

"This was a good. I learned how to be more strategic and intentional."

"She made me realize how much more I could do in college."

"That was the best hour I've spent on Zoom in a long time."

Amanda Has Worked with Students From:

After two years of constant shifting, online instruction, and relentless unpredictability, transitioning students need help to start strong, engage quickly, and succeed in college.

To be motivated, productive, and happy on campus, students need to heed the call to Great Work!

I know that planning orientation and transfer student programming is challenging. I want to make your job easier! My #1 priority is to be the easiest speaker you've ever worked with

After hundreds of virtual and in-person presentations to college students, you can rest assured that you are working with a professional.

Thank you for your consideration! I look forward to working together to help you create your BEST orientation event EVER!

Amanda Connects with STudents Personally

  • Amanda is available to sign books and journals
  • Booked again and again
  • Small group Q&A for student leaders or fellows
  • Motivates and inspires in keynotes and workshops
  • Just as powerful in virtual presentations as she is in person

More than 1 Million Views!

More than
1 Million Views!

More than 1 Million Views!

More than
1 Million Views!

Ready to Book Amanda for Your Event?

Or just email me! Amanda [at] amandacrowell.com