HSAS: College/Guidance




Welcome to the Guidance Information Page

At the High School of American Studies at Lehman College, both Ms. Harris and Ms. Raimo counsel students and families as well as provide college advisement and counseling.  Please check the website frequently for updated news, events, and bulletins.

Our contact information:

Michele Harris
Guidance Counselor/College Advisor
Phone: (718)329-2144 ext. 1222
Fax: (718)329-0792
E-mail: mharris4@schools.nyc.gov
Cathy Raimo (part-time)
Guidance Counselor Assistant


The College Application Process

The college application process is an important part of helping students find success beyond HSAS.  We aim to match students with a college or university that meets their academic needs as well as fulfills their interests and career goals. View our College Applications page.


Naviance College Planning

Naviance is an interactive  tool provided for students and their families to navigate the college and career process. You may log on with your username and password obtained from the guidance office.

Information about how to use Naviance for 11th and 12th grade students can be found by clicking here.

Information about how to use Naviance for 9th and 10th grade students can be found by clicking here.


Career Day

2017 marked the first year that the Guidance Department hosted a Career Day. Professionals from all walks of life spoke with students about their careers. Here is the list from the 2017 Career Day.
Alexis Niederman-Digital Marketing Analyst, Geraldine Regan-Nurse, Dr.Erica Groshen-Economist, Susan Soetaert-Costume Designer, Captain Clint Carol-Naval officer, Dr. Eugene Palatulan- Medical Doctor, Adonis Fanith- Engineer, Paul Fiore-RiskManagement and Governance Associate, Nicholas Wright- Executive Chef, Jonathan Ryan- Senior shopper Marketing Manager, Honorable Julia Rodriguez-Judge, David Groshen- Small business owner (salon), and Michael Aldorando- NYC Fire Fighter.

Other Guidance Links

College Applications

Financial Aid/Scholarships


Standardized Tests

Helpful Information and Resources


Past College Acceptances

Class of 2015 College Acceptances (pdf) Class of 2010 College Acceptances (pdf)
Class of 2014 College Acceptances (pdf) Class of 2009 College Acceptances (pdf)
Class of 2013 College Acceptances (pdf) Class of 2008 College Acceptances (pdf)
Class of 2012 College Acceptances (pdf) Class of 2007 College Acceptances (pdf)
Class of 2011 College Acceptances (pdf)  


Requesting a Lehman College Transcript: This link will direct you to the Registrar office at Lehman College