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.

Psychological and Behavioural Sciences

Christ's (2015)

The first interview with the DoS: I was very nervous but I also felt quite "prepared" because I'd m…

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Jesus (2016)

Both interviews had a similar format: the first half consisted of questions exploring one or two ma…

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Newnham (2018)

One of my interviews was entirely based on a poem which I had 15 mins to look at before my intervie…

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Natural Sciences (Physical)

Clare (2015)

In the first interview there was a broad range of questions covering various topics we learnt at th…

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Modern and Medieval Languages

Newnham (2020)

As a MMLer, I was provided with a page or so of grammar questions (conjugating certain verbs, or ch…

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Human, Social and Political Science

Homerton (2018)

I had one politics and one social science; I knew this prior as I had looked the interviewers up on…

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* Despite interviews being online this year, the experiences and advice from previous years will still be relevant.