Our events manager Lucinda tells us about the ins and outs of international applications to Oxbridge. Competition for places amongst overseas students applying to Oxford and Cambridge is on the rise. With so many different qualifications from around the world, the interview is becoming more and more important as a deciding factor. This can be a daunting prospect for students in the UK, so with the additional logistics of travel and time difference, on top of internet preparation, our international Interview Preparation Days are essential for any budding international Oxbridge applicant. With all this in mind, applicants need to be able to answer the following questions:
Oxbridge Applications are heading worldwide this autumn to help students improve the skills they need to answer these questions. We’re hosting some pretty rigorous mock interview days to put you through your paces and encourage you to think laterally about your chosen subject. Questions like ‘why is the sky blue?’, ‘how would you design an experiment to prove to me that rats can see colour?’ and ‘is all literature political?’ can seem daunting if they come unexpectedly. However, with the right lateral thinking and analytical skills, you will be able to apply yourself to tough questions like these, and give yourself the best chance at your Oxbridge interview. Our Interview Preparation Days are taking place in Hong Kong (Saturday 20th October), Singapore (21st October), Dubai ( Saturday13th October 2012). On the day, you will get lots of session and resources, which will help cultivate the skills you need to succeed. These include:
Let us introduce you to the fantastic consultants and tutors we are bringing with you:
Sound exciting? We think so! You can book now through our website oxbridge.i3x.co.uk, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)20 7499 2394. We look forward to seeing you there very soon and wish you all the best with your application so far!