Interview Insights: Cambridge

Here's our database of first-hand student interview experiences. You can also watch students talk about other aspects of university in our student videos.


Girton (2018)

First there were some introductory questions to calm me down. Then they asked me pretty open (very …

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King's (2017)

We discussed books I had read that were mentioned in my reference, current affairs in medicine, gen…

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Sidney Sussex (2018)

In the first interview I was given five minutes to look over a poem, which we then discussed. I was…

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Jesus (2017)

In the first interview, I was asked one basic mechanics question I could do, then a question on phy…

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Modern and Medieval Languages

Girton (2017)

In the first interview, they gave me some material in French and ten minutes to read it. Then they …

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Magdalene (2018)

In both my interviews there were 2 interviewers, with one asking me questions, and the other taking…

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* Despite interviews being online this year, the experiences and advice from previous years will still be relevant.