Interview Insights: Cambridge

Here's our database of first-hand student interview experiences. You can also watch students talk about other aspects of university in our student videos.

Medicine

Sidney Sussex (2016)

Unusual for a medical interview - purely science based. No ‘soft skills’ questions (why do you want…

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Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Clare (2017)

The first interview was mainly based off what I'd written in my personal statement - those question…

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Linguistics

Clare (2015)

I had two interviews. My personal statement was discussed a bit: we discussed a theory I had mentio…

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Natural Sciences (Physical)

Christ's (2017)

In the physics and chemistry interview, we discussed a diagram of forces. I was then asked to defen…

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Natural Sciences (Physical)

Newnham (2017)

There was very little discussion of personal statement aside from a quick query. Each question was …

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Computer Science

Sidney Sussex (2016)

Discussed the contents of the test. Went over questions I had done well on, and talked about ones I…

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