Nov 28, 2018 in Tutoring
5 Tips To Ace An Oxbridge Interview
Have an interview at Oxbridge and no idea how to prepare? Here you can read 5 tips that will help you to ace your interview!
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If you have been invited to an Oxbridge interview, you might be asking yourself, what can I do to prepare myself? Here are five tips which might help answer your questions!
1. Do your research
The most important thing before attending an interview is to find out as much information about what to expect as possible! The college you are applying to will usually give you a rough idea of what to expect, but it is essential that you visit the course/college website, you might even find videos of mock interviews there and possible interview questions! Another tip is to ask previous applicants about their experience, since they will know exactly what you will go through. If that is not possible, The Student Room is an amazing forum which would probably have an answer to your questions about the interview and exam preparation tips.
2. Spend time preparing for entrance exams
Chances are that the subject or college you are applying to requires you to sit an entrance exam. If that is the case, make sure that you study for it. Even though many websites say that these exams are not essential to the admissions process, I strongly believe that they play an important role in it, and they expect you to perform above certain standards. Course websites often provide with sample exams and past papers that you can take a look at in order to prepare. Most of them do not have solutions to the papers but The Student Room will likely have answers for different exams provided by the users
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3. Review your personal statement
Most interviews have two different sections: one purely academic, where they might ask you technical questions about your field in a variety of ways ( e.g., solving a mathematics question, answering questions about a text, etc), and another more personal, where they want to find out about your passion for the subject you want to study. For this aspect of the interview, it is very important that you re-read your personal statement and make sure that you can justify and explain what you wrote. Then, spend some time thinking about possible questions the interviewer might ask based on the personal statement you wrote.
4. Practice, practice, practice!
It might sounds silly, but the best way to prepare for an interview once you know what to expect is to simulate one. Talk to your friends or family, explain to them what role they should adopt, give them a list of possible interview questions, make them read your personal statement and do a mock interview! Alternatively, you can schedule a free consultation with us and we will match you with our top consultants and experts in the particular field you are applying to so that they can conduct a mock interview with you.
5. Be yourself, relax and enjoy it!
It is very important that you try to attend your interview in a calm state of mind. If they have invited you for an interview it is not only because you have the necessary grades, but also because they see potential in you from your recommendations and personal statement. So, if you are prepared, all you need to do now is to be yourself and give it your best shot! Interviewers want to see that you are passionate about your subject and the best way for you to demonstrate that is to show them who you truly are! They are also looking for people that they will feel happy with spending one hour plus a week in a one-to-one setting in tutorials for the semesters at a time. Therefore, who you are as a person also matters. Being calm allows you to be the best version of yourself.
While these tips are very generic and you should look for information about the particular program and college you are applying to, these tips also apply for other top schools which might require an interview such as Imperial College London or the London School of Economics.
All the best! -Andres
It is very important that you try to attend your interview in a calm state of mind.If they have invited you for an interview it is not only because you have the necessary grades, but also because they see potential in you from your recommendations and personal statement. So, if you are prepared, all you need to do now is to be yourself and give it your best shot!Andres Olivares-Del-Campo (Imperial, Cambridge grad and Chief Scientist, College Connections)