Lynne Page Clarke is a graduate of The Hockaday School in Dallas, Texas. In 1988 she graduated from Duke University with an A.B. in both political science and economics. She then received a Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University and spent several years practicing commercial and employment litigation at a large Dallas firm. In 2008, she started her own business, providing legal services on a contract basis.
Lynne’s passion for helping students find their way through this journey began while helping her own son navigate the college admissions process. In 2014, she began a post graduate degree program at the University of California, Irvine and completed a total of 15 units to earn a certificate in Independent Educational Consulting.
Lynne has worked with international students and has direct experience with international education, having lived twelve years in Europe where her husband Mitch was assigned to work for Liberty Global. All three of Lynne’s children attended school at The British School in The Netherlands. In addition, Lynne has experience helping students with learning differences identify and apply to colleges where they will thrive.
Lynne has held leadership positions in numerous community service organizations and has served on many non-profit boards, including The Junior League of Dallas, Lawyers Against Domestic Violence, The American Women’s Club of Oslo, The International Women’s Club of Ireland, The American Women's Club of The Hague, La Fiesta de las Seis Banderas, Highland Park Middle School PTA Board, Highland Park High School PTA Board, and The Hockaday School Alumnae Board.
Lynne’s eldest son is a senior majoring in marketing at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in Austin. Her middle son is a senior at Highland Park High School and her youngest son is a sophomore at Highland Park High School.
Staying informed on the current state of the college admissions process is very important to Lynne. She attends national conferences yearly, visits many colleges throughout the year and meets with college admission staff on a regular basis in Dallas.