Jamie Ginter

Jamie Ginter

9-12 Counselor
For more information or questions about the information on this page, contact Jamie at ginterj@bsd405.org.

College Planning

College Prep and Testing Timeline

Fall Winter Spring
9th PSAT 8/9 Review score reports Each day at school is studying for the tests to come.
10th Pre-ACT at BPS during the school day. Review score reports

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC)

*Students must pass to graduate…this is NOT practice.

College Visits when on vacation



Attend college guest speakers at BPS.

Review score reports

SAT/ACT— Students self register.

Visit and colleges and universities.

Identify colleges of interest in Naviance


SAT/ACT— Students self register.

Apply to colleges and universities with transcript that shows last 3 years grades.

SAT registration and information: https://www.collegeboard.org/

ACT registration and information: http://www.act.org

May 1-confirm college attendance

Financial Planning

  • ReadySetGrad.org – Ready Set Grad helps students earn their high school diploma and postsecondary credential.
  • FAFSA.gov – Federal Student Aid Website
  • TheWashBoard.org – Washington State Scholarships and Financial Aid