Archie D. Nettles
Archie D. Nettles
Mr. Archie Dean Nettles Jr. a native of Beaumont, TX joined the United States Army at the age of 18 and served 8 years in Active Duty and Reserve. While in the Army, he obtained the rank of Sergeant and served in Operation Enduring Freedom Military Campaign in Afghanistan. This was a life changing experience because it taught him about the importance of discipline, commitment, and attention to detail which are skills needed when pursuing and attending college. After his career in the Army, he slowly transitioned to civilian life and moved to Dallas, TX where he completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Mr. Nettles is very involved in his community and church. He believes that it’s his duty to serve the community in which he lives. Service is in his DNA. He is an active member of the Urban League Greater Dallas Young Professionals where he served on the Executive Board for 3 years as Economic Empowerment Chair and was recognized as the Outstanding Committee Chair for his work. His experience in higher education as an admissions counselor inspired him to become a speaker to provide valuable information and insight into the competitive world of college admissions. He desires to work with families, students, churches, and nonprofit organizations to ensure that the communities, in which he serves and lives, have access to resources and information about college.
Mr. Nettles believes in the 3e Philosophy(tm).
Educate - Students and families should be thoroughly educated about the college admissions process.
Equip - Students and families are given the necessary tools to navigate college admissions processes.
Empower - Students and their families to take action to enroll, apply and be admitted to college.
SERVICES: Workshops, presentations, one on one sessions, interviewing skills, coaching and essay writing.
SPEAKING TOPICS: College Readiness, Admissions, Financial Aid, Veteran Services, and Essay writing