2x 30 min interviews, over 2 days
Interview 1: personal statement, problem sheets; Interview 2: biochemistry-related news, problems
Attended sessions at college; read personal statement to make sure I could talk about everything in it.
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.
Number of interviews: 2
Skype interview: No
Interview spread: 1 one morning, 1 the next morning
Length of interviews: 30 minutes each
My first interview, at Wadham College, started with a question about something I mentioned on my personal statement and then moved on to questions/problems based on images and graphs on sheets. Some questions included having to do mental maths. The
My second interview was in Brasenose College. Most of the questions were a similar sort of style, although to begin with we talked about news related to biochemistry, rather than anything from my personal statement. This interview had a more relaxed atmosphere; I was very nervous to begin with but I did relax into it.
There were a couple of