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.

Human, Social and Political Science

Emmanuel (2014)

Interview 1 (General):They first described the format of the interview we discussed my motivations …

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Human, Social and Political Science

Peterhouse (2017)

Both interviews focused mainly on the reading I had undertaken previously and mentioned in my perso…

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Human, Social and Political Science

Newnham (2016)

The interview based on the reading - started with what I though were the main arguments of the arti…

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Human, Social and Political Science

Robinson (2017)

In my first interview, we discussed the article they had given me. They asked me to summarise the f…

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Human, Social and Political Science

Newnham (2016)

Be up to scratch with current affairs & terms used in the media. Discussed personal statement -…

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Human, Social and Political Science

Jesus (2012)

I had two interviews. The first asked me about an essay I'd been asked to submit beforehand. The es…

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