Economics Admissions Assessment (ECAA); 1x interview
Interview 1: general motivations, maths and economics problems
Practised admissions test questions in timed conditions
Try to create a method of answering problem-solving questions aloud
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: 1
Skype interview: no
Time between interviews: N/A
Length of first interview: 25 minutes
I was first asked which I chose to apply to Cambridge, which I think was intended to help me relax into the interview. The remainder of the interview was based around two maths-focused questions which required my knowledge of A Level Maths but also involved applying this knowledge in an unfamiliar way and relating it to economics. There were two interviewers: one asked the questions and the other took notes, but then they swapped roles for the second question. Both times the questions were built it up from a very basic beginning to more and more complex ideas.
I prepared for the admissions assessment by practising past
My advice would be to pick the college you like the best,