2x 30 min interviews, 1 day apart
Interview 1 (politics and philosophy): motivation, text given beforehand; Interview 2 (economics): data analysis
Revised personal statement; watched philosophy and economics videos on YouTube. Think aloud during interviews, and don't be afraid of being wrong.
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
Time between each interview: 1 day
Length of interviews: 30 minutes each
I had one politics and philosophy interview, with 20 minutes pre reading before hand. They asked me why I wanted to study PPE and then proceeded to ask me about the text I had just read and some follow up questions. I wasn't asked about my personal statement and the interview lasted 20 minutes.
I had a second economics interviews with a
I did past papers I found online.
I revised my personal statement to prepare and watched YouTube series of a crash course in philosophy and economics, as I hadn't formally studied them before.
From my experience, my interviews were a discussion to test how you think- the best way to convey that is to speak your thought processes out loud and not be afraid to say something for fear of being wrong.