2x interviews (30 mins each), over 1 day
Interview 1: personal statement; maths problems. Interview 2: discussion of principles; subject specific questions
Practice papers, A-level Physics Olympiad
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Number of interviews: 2
Skype interview: No
2 interviews in 1 day.
Length of interviews: 30-40 minutes each.
In my first interview, we discussed my personal statement. Then I did some maths questions on the whiteboard in front of the
In my second intervew, I had to describe the forces and physics principles surrounding an everyday object, which was more discussion based. Then I answered some physics-type questions. When I got stuck the
For my second interview I was sat at a desk with a pen and paper rather than working on a whiteboard in front of the
I did some practice papers and found doing the A-Level Physics Olympiad helpful too.
I spoke to my maths and physics teacher at school and printed off a list of mock interview questions, which me and my friends practised with each other.