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.

Modern and Medieval Languages

St Catharine's (2018)

Interview 1: The first interview was based more on language, linguistics, its performance, philosop…

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Philosophy

Girton (2017)

In my first interview I was given a passage by John Stuart Mill to dissect, and in the second inter…

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Natural Sciences (Physical)

Homerton (2018)

All of these were pretty focused on academic science that I'd not done before. The atmosphere is ve…

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Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion

Sidney Sussex (2017)

For the first interview, I was given a piece of reading and 20 minutes’ reading time. When I entere…

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English

Homerton (2017)

In both interviews I started by discussing an unseen poem or piece of prose they’d given me. I was …

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Medicine

Magdalene (2018)

In both my interviews there were 2 interviewers, with one asking me questions, and the other taking…

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