3x 20 min interviews; over 2 days
Personal statement; graph/diagram/biological specimen
Practise talking about subject to others
Interviews didn't ask many questions about university / course choice.
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Test taken: BMAT
Number of interviews: 3
Skype interview: No
Interview spread: one on first day; two on second day: one in the morning, one in the afternoon
Length of interview: Around 20 minutes
All interviews were similar, with some questions about the personal statement first. Then there were questions where I would be shown something such as a graph, diagram, or biological specimen, and asked questions about it.
The atmosphere in the room varied - some felt more like an interview and some less formal. I felt quite comfortable (but still a bit nervous) in all of them because the
I prepared for the test using practice papers.
The most useful interview preparation was doing
The interviews were pretty much as I expected, though they didn’t ask as many questions about my