1) Reading about interviews isn't a substitute for knowledge. Read
them for guidance but remember to do the work and know your subject
2) Someone else's experience will not necessarily reflect your own.
Most interviews are more like conversations than tests and like,
any conversation, they can be highly personal.
The Cambridge application has changed in recent years to reflect the new A-Level system.
Check the official Cambridge website for more accurate information on this year's
application format and the required tests. Remember this advice isn't official and there is no guarantee it will reflect
Read our subject resource guide for Modern and Medieval Languages.
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Interview, assessment, interview (1 interviewer in each interview, half an hour reading before each interview)
Mostly about my reading, how I planned to spend my gap year, my specific interests.
Advice in hindsight
Everyone was much more chill than I expected. It's a very hectic day so be prepared to rush around and try to find out where things are, and have a bit of a plan re food as well.
Make sure not to think about it after it's done and there is nothing else you can do, you always focus on the bad points but actually there are plenty of positives to focus on too.