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.

Classics (4 years)

Emmanuel (2014)

In my first interview I had to verbally translate sections of a passage of Latin I had been given a…

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Economics

Selwyn (2016)

Very mathematical for the most part; we discussed a graph and a few questions on probability. The s…

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Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Queens' (2015)

In the first interview, I was asked to read out the passage they gave me and discuss it, and after …

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Human, Social and Political Science

Girton (2018)

I found it reassuring that at the start of both interviews my interviewers told me that they were f…

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English

Robinson (2018)

In the first interview I was given a poem to read and then asked about it. We also talked about som…

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Classics (4 years)

Christ's (2017)

The passage used for the translation exam was a style of text I was not expecting and by a writer I…

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