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.

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Clare (2015)

First interview - about the essays I handed in and general questions about those. The second was ab…

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Jesus (2017)

My first interview was a discussion of a 20 page paper in a journal discussing what type of history…

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Sidney Sussex (2011)

The first interview was a broad and far-ranging discussion of historical themes, methodology, and p…

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Emmanuel (2016)

The source was based on using primary sources to construct a spacial history of a large city.The se…

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Emmanuel (2016)

First was 30 minutes long, it was on reading that we’d been given a couple of weeks earlier. They p…

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Peterhouse (2018)

My first interview was split up into three sections: the first and longest was discussing the sourc…

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