2x 15 min interviews, 1 day apart
Academic interviews: science questions; Fitness to practice interviews: empathy, scenarios
Practice questions / papers, biology textbook reading
Relax; be yourself; explain your answers.
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: BMAT
Number of interviews: 2
Skype interview: No
Time between each interview: 15-16 hours
Length of interviews: 15 minutes each
At both colleges I had two interviews: an academic one and a fitness to practice one. In the academic interview, I was asked a lot of science based questions and problem solving type things to see how I thought. The other one was about empathy and how I would deal with certain scenarios. I was
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To prepare for the interview, I looked through the biology textbook a bit to help with answering the more academic questions, but otherwise I didn't do much.
The best thing to do is to try and relax and be yourself and explain your answers - they just want to know who you are and how you think.