Sohmer College Counseling
The college process can seem complicated and overwhelming. It is, however, an important part of your child’s life, and the life of your family. The process involves making choices that will affect your child not only for the next four years, but long after. As you prepare for the critical choices and transitions that the college process requires, remember that success lies in making the right match.
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Lisa Sohmer is an expert college counseling professional with more than twenty years of experience working with students and families. She is a past President of the New York Association for College Admissions Counseling (NYSACAC) and was awarded the association’s President’s Award in 2008. Lisa was elected to the National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) Board of Directors in 2006 and served a three-year term.

Lisa has been a member of on advisory panels for The City University of New York and The College Board, as well as several state and national committees. She is a frequent speaker on topics related to the transition to post-secondary education and has been interviewed by Newsweek, CBS’s “Up to the Minute,” US News & World Report, The Daily, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Good Housekeeping, American Airlines’ in-flight magazine,,, and many other publications.

Lisa graduated from Connecticut College with a degree in English and Government and received a Master’s degree in Journalism from NYU.  She is active in NACAC, NYSACAC, WACAC and HECA.

Thanks to technology, Lisa is currently working with students in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, China, England, Peru and Spain.


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