Before you start, be prepared.


GBALI meets weekly at Gilman School on Saturdays from 9:44am to 12:00pm. Please be aware that some sessions may include adult supervised off-campus travel, activities, college campus tours and business site visits. The GBALI website and program calendar will be updated accordingly.

Key dates:

  1. “Regular” deadline is Sunday, September 18, 2022, 11:59 PM (eastern)
  2. Enrollment confirmations to be sent via email on or before Sunday, October 9, 2022
  3. First session will be Saturday, October 29, 2022
  4. Final session will be Saturday, February 25, 2023

To apply…

You will need to be prepared to provide thoughtful and creative responses. So, please set aside time to prepare in advance and at least 60-90 minutes to submit your application.

Besides your personal, parental/guardian and school information, you will be asked:

(A) How do you prefer to meet (in-person vs. virtual)

(B) Tell us somethings you would like to learn

(C) Respond to 2 of the following questions in writing (250-350 words), audio, video, image, drawing or presentation.


  1. Explain how you would change your plans for next year if animals began to rule the world tomorrow?
  2. Stranger or Teacher? Explain which one you would rather give access to your email and text messages. Why?
  3. Explain which two Dungeons & Dragons “Abilities” least describe you. Why?
  4. Explain when you can have too many throw pillows on a bed or sofa. Why?

 Ready? [CLOSED] Apply. (Google account required)



GBALI is a non-profit organization run by dedicated volunteers. Your support helps us provide the right tools and plan college tours for our students.