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Program overview

The College Prep program is a 2.5-year journey that builds capabilities and supports ambitious and high-performing school students in securing places at prestigious top-tier universities.


The program is perfect for you if you're a Grade 10 high school student, committed to strengthening your top university candidacy. You'll be able participate in a combination of summer schools, standardized test preparations, personal development coaching, and admission consulting to help you improve your chances.


You will have an immersive and well-rounded experience with the highest level of coaching focused on personal skills development and academic excellence. Throughout the program, you will participate in comprehensive programs that are active, intensive, and experiential. These programs are locally enriched (some with global enrichment components) and challenging, but supported by experts.


The program offers you an unrivalled opportunity to become a highly-desirable candidate for top universities.

 Our target universities include, but not limited to:

  • Harvard University
  • Yale University
  • Stanford University
  • Princeton University
  • John’s Hopkins University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Brown University
  • California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Duke University
  • University of Pennsylvania


“I have never been more thankful to be a part of such an incredible experience. It was a great boost to my confidence and motivation as It helped me further develop my character and opened new horizons. The program has enlightened me with a clarified outlook on how to take accountability for my future in order to attain success. My journey with MiSK has been laborious yet highly rewarding, the impact was astronomical and affects every aspect of my life” Current college prep student


Important dates

Application start: 5 Sep 2021

Application end: 15 Nov 2021

Program start (orientation): April 2022

Program end (graduation): June 2024

Starting Date

5th April 2022

Program highlights

Support every step of the way
Personal development
Make the right choices for your future
Summer experience
Summer schools, bootcamps and admission prep
Tier-1 universities
Access to top universities around the world
2.5-year program
Designed for high school students
Comprehensive programs
Active, intensive, and experiential

Application criteria

Applicants must be:

  • Saudi national
  • Grade 10 high school student
  • Able to demonstrate top-level academic performance in Grade 9 with a GPA equal to or above 90% (equal or above 80% for IB and British system)
  • Able to write and speak English equivalent to:
    • TOEFL IBT score equal to or above 60
    • IELTS Academic score equal to or above 5.5
    • Duolingo test score equal to or above 90 


  • Committed to fully participate in the program
  • Involved or have been involved in at least one extra-curricular activity

What you will learn from this program

Standardized test training & coaching
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June - August 2022 | You'll be supported in finding your way through the entire college and university application process through test preparation classes: TOEFL, IELTS, SAT

Personal development coaching

September 2022 - July 2023 | You'll receive intensive coaching sessions in order to present yourself in the best way possible in front of the university admission committees. The focus is on building your character and helping you set a plan to be a proactive person in society.

Summer experiences

June - August 2023 | You'll receive summer experience at a top university or institute to help prepare you for college life. This will not only teach you new skills and information, it will also enhance your college application and make you a highly desirable candidate. Our list of summer programs covers a wide range of subject areas such as Physics, Math, Engineering, Pre-Med, Community Service, Art and Design, and many more!

Admission coaching

July 2023 - June 2024 | You will receive 1-to-1 training to prepare you for the application and interview process and develop a confident mindset for success. By the end of the program, we aim to have you accepted at a tier-1 university. While Misk Foundation is not affiliated with these schools, the program is designed to improve your chances of admission. We cannot guarantee admission to any university, but you will have an unrivaled opportunity to become a highly desirable candidate.

Frequently asked questions

No, the program aims to build students’ capabilities and character to increase their chances of getting admitted to a tier-1 university. Students are required to search for scholarship providers.

Misk Foundation will cover (summer program tuition, travel tickets for the student, housing for the student, online program fees).

The student is excused if they provide a reason that Misk accepts (e.g. health issues). When this is the case, travel will be replaced with an online course as per Misk's decision.

The choice is based on your personal preference. Please feel free to choose to take either TOEFL iBT, IELTS Academic, or Duolingo as we accept scores from these tests.


If you would like to sign up for a free test preparation course and take the test, fill the following form

Please make sure to take the test as soon as possible to get your results in time for our application submission deadline.


If you would like to sign up for a free test preparation course and take the test, fill the following form

TOEFL iBT: 10 days after your test date.
IELTS Academic: up to 7 days after the computer-delivered test and 13 days after the test date for the paper-based test.
Duolingo: up to 5 days after your test date.


If you would like to sign up for a free test preparation course and take the test, fill the following form

To register for the TOEFL iBT, go to the ETS website: http://www.ets.org/toefl
To register for the IELTS Academic, go to the IELTS Essentials website: https://my.ieltsessentials.com/IELTS
To take the Duolingo: https://englishtest.duolingo.com/


If you would like to sign up for a free test preparation course and take the test, fill the following form

Contact Us if you still have any questions

Application Process

  • Sign up

    Sign up to Misk Hub and create your profile

  • Apply

    Select this program and click the apply button

  • Evaluation

    The evaluation process will consist of three rigorous stages (requirements check, psychometric test & one-to-one online interview). Each stage will help to identify the eligibility of the candidates to move to the next stage. Candidates will be notified accordingly via email.

  • Application confirmation

    Shortlisted candidates will be presented to the Misk Selection Committee for review and final decision. Candidates will be notified of the final decision, wither of acceptance or rejection, via email.

Applications closed

Skills you will gain:

Leadership Critical Thinking Teamwork Volunteering Grit and Adaptability Effective communication


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