Oxbridge Interview Preparation
Since 1999, we have provided expert guidance and support for students across the world at every stage of their application to Oxford, Cambridge, and other top UK universities who increasingly use interviews in their application process.
Our Mock Interview Package helps you to prepare for these through four one-hour, subject-specific, formal mock interviews with four different Oxbridge-graduate interviewers, with constructive, detailed feedback after each.
The package gives candidates four subject-specific mock interviews, designed to recreate the real interview environment, and help candidates gain confidence in the process of how to get into Oxford or Cambridge. Our expert, highly-trained tutors will conduct formal interviews, followed by feeding back development points to improve your interview technique.
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The package gives candidates two subject-specific mock interviews, designed to recreate the real interview environment, and help candidates gain confidence in the process of how to get into Oxford or Cambridge. Our expert, highly-trained tutors will conduct formal interviews, followed by feeding back development points to improve your interview technique.
All bookings are taken over the phone with a consultant.
Once purchased, a consultant will contact you within one working day to learn your specific requirements. You will typically be set up with your tutors within five working days.
You will receive the contact details of your four expert tutors, following which, you will be able to schedule the timing of your mock interviews directly with them.
Alicia has a first-class degree from Oxford University in English Literature and an MA in Shakespeare. She has spent the past decade mock-interviewing students on our private interview courses as well as in Oxbridge Applications' client schools. She enjoys helping applicants to critique unseen poetry and prose with confidence as well as to discuss their written work and personal statements at the highest possible level.
Theo holds a 'starred triple first' from Queens' College, Cambridge in HSPS, specialising in anthropology, winning the prize for best performance in the year. He has more recently gained an MSc in Psychology from Birkbeck College with distinction, and has worked as an academic researcher for a Professor in the field of Higher Education. He is also a trained actor (Guildhall School of Music and Drama), and uses his academic background and dramatic training to help applicants for social science courses develop their interview skills, communication, and confidence.
Alison has a degree from Oxford University in Mathematics and Philosophy and specialises in interviewing science applicants. Alison has interviewed upwards of 2000 students over the past ten years. Alison also uses her postgraduate degree and quantitative skills to work with Economics applicants.
Tom read English at Downing College, Cambridge and sits down with many of our applicants and their parents for private consultation sessions, as well as working privately with students on the Premier Service. He has extensive experience guiding candidates and building up strategies to maximise potential as they apply to Oxford, Cambridge, and other top UK universities. He interviews across a range of humanities courses: including English Literature, History, Classics, History of Art, and related subjects.
Sofia read Theology and Religion at Christ Church, Oxford, and now supports our Oxbridge applicants throughout their entire application process as head of the Premier Service. She works with hundreds of students on their personal statement each year, and interviews in many subjects across the humanities including Theology, History of Art, and Music.
Rehaan graduated from Lincoln College, Oxford, with a BA in Jurisprudence (Law), having specialised in Criminal Law and Criminology, and served as President of the Oxford Law Society. He has extensive experience in interviewing social science applicants, with a wide-ranging knowledge of politics and sociology. He especially focuses on helping students remain aware of key current events in answering their interview questions, ensuring they have interesting and comprehensive opinions on key political, legal and economic events.
Angeline is applying for Medicine at Cambridge. She has two and a half weeks between now and her interview and spreads her sessions out across this time. Here’s an example of the kinds of interviewers we might set her up with.
Interview One: with James, currently studying in his sixth year of Medicine, having finished his pre-clinical work at Cambridge. He interviews her in the kind of content that he encountered in his first year studying pre-clinical Medicine at Cambridge.
Interview Two: with Mo, who studied Biomedical Sciences at Oxford and interviews Angeline using a combination of real interview questions asked in Oxford and Cambridge Medicine interviews, but also testing the application of her biological knowledge to these questions.
Interview Three: with Aanya, who graduated in Medicine at Cambridge and is now studying for a PHD in Neuroscience. Aanya tests Angeline’s response to unseen material, seeing how she responds to information she has never before encountered.
Interview Four: with Caleb, who graduated in Philosophy from Cambridge and interviews Angeline on medical ethics, and the relevance and value of the NHS.
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Isaac is applying for Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) at Oxford. He has five days before his interviews and so does all four at the weekend. Here’s an example of the kinds of interviewers we might set him up with.
Interview One: with Zain, who graduated in PPE from Oxford a year ago and now works at a major London strategy consultancy firm. Zain focuses on three difficult problems with Isaac, testing his understanding of Game Theory.
Interview Two: with Alison, who is a graduate in Maths and Philosophy from Oxford and tests Isaac’s mathematical ability. The Oxford PPE course is highly mathematical, and a high level in Maths ability is an important part of the interview process.
Interview Three: with Ben, who graduated in History and Politics at Oxford and is currently working for an MP. Ben interviews Isaac on his wider reading and understanding of advanced tests he’s come across in his pursuit of Politics beyond his IB syllabus.
Interview Four: with Nabil, who graduated in PPE at Oxford and tutors full-time. Nabil builds on past Oxbridge interview questions, testing Isaac’s ability to relate them to his studies, as well as discussing Isaac’s response to events in UK news.
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Our mock interviews help candidates familiarise themselves with the journey and expectations for how to get into Oxford or Cambridge. An opportunity to get expert, detailed answers based on our 20 years of research to questions like these:
University Interview Preparation: Your Essential Guide to help prepare for the Oxford and Cambridge Interviews.
There are several key activities students can engage in now in order to prepare for the Oxford and Cambridge Interviews.
This resource highlights three common interview behaviours to try and avoid during your Interview.
Our Oxbridge-graduate consultants are available between 9.00 am – 5.00 pm from Monday to Friday, with additional evening availability when requested.
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