Arts-Humanities Admissions Assessment (AHAA); 1x interview
Interview 1: questions relating to the course
Practising mini internal monologues about random topics
Prepared an essay structure in advance
Make connections with what you already know
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Test taken: Arts-Humanities Admissions Assessment (AHAA)
Number of interviews: 1
Length of interviews: 30 minutes
Online interview: No
As soon as you walk into that room, the
Asking anybody I could find
Looking at resources available on the site, asking around, looking at online forums to see other people’s tips and experiences, and just staying up to date with the news, reading around a lot, you never know when something can come in handy! Part of the exam was an essay, so making sure I had a good structure and approach figured out regardless of the content of the question.
Just be you. Trust yourself. Think out loud. Make connections with what you already know and demonstrate how you do this verbally. It is COMPLETELY NORMAL to have absolutely no idea what it is they’re asking you about, just try your absolute best to answer the question with what you know and you’ll be fine! And smile!