Philosophy test at interview; 2x interviews
Interview 1: passage analysis; personal statement; Interview 2: general; personal statement
Know your personal statement well and read around the subject.
Remember this advice isn't official. There is no guarantee it will reflect your experience because university applications can change between years. Check the official Cambridge and Oxford websites for more accurate information on this year's application format and the required tests.
Also, someone else's experience may not reflect your own. Most interviews are more like conversations than tests and like, any conversation, they are quite interactive.
Test taken: Philosophy test (at interview)
Number of interviews: 2
Skype interview: No
Time between interviews: Around 1 hour
Length of first interview: 20 minutes; Length of second interview: 20 minutes
In my first interview I was given a passage by John Stuart Mill to dissect, and in the second interview, I was asked what I wanted to talk about and was basically given free reign. In both I was asked questions about my personal statement.
I prepared using the one practice paper that was online.
I had a couple of