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.

Linguistics

Jesus (2016)

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

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Linguistics

Clare (2015)

First interview was heavily based on my personal statement. They also gave me some words to look at…

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Linguistics

Downing (2015)

The first interview was focused on discussing the languages I had discussed in my personal statemen…

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Linguistics

Christ's (2016)

The first interview was very general and mostly focused around my personal statement. Since the int…

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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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Linguistics

Peterhouse (2018)

My interview was initially focussed on my personal statement and the ideas I put forward in it. The…

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