Arlette attended Harvard University and lived in Grays Hall her freshman year. Since it holds so many great college memories, she chose to honor it in her company name. After graduation from Harvard, Arlette attended Loyola Law School and practiced law for over 20 years.
As an alumna of Harvard, Arlette has had the privilege of interviewing students applying to Harvard as part of the application process. After helping her own children with their college applications, Arlette decided to change careers. She took classes at UCLA where she earned her Certificate in College Counseling with distinction.
Arlette's career as an attorney honed her ability to assess the needs of individuals and find the best solutions for their goals. Arlette brings this attention to detail and analytical thinking to each of her students.
By way of background, Arlette grew up in a French Canadian household on the US/Canada border: her kitchen was in Stanstead, Quebec and her living room in Derby Line, Vermont. She was educated in French Canadian schools, to then switch to North Country Union High School in Newport, Vermont for her senior year. Arlette is proud of her humble upbringing, which made her appreciate the opportunities presented to her at Harvard all the more. From a young age, she was determined to go beyond the world she grew up in; the youngest of four, Arlette worked hard to be the first in her family to graduate from a 4-year college.
Arlette approaches each of her students with the same determination - she strives to get to know each of her clients so she can provide the most personalized and caring service. Arlette has counseled hundreds of students and looks forward to helping many more in the years to come.
Arlette is a member of NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling), WACAC (Western Association for College Admission Counseling) and HECA (Higher Education Consultants Association).