Resources 2018-05-19T11:59:24+00:00

Resources

Looking for some quick wins on your Oxbridge application? Try some of these nuggets from our blog.

Don’t know the answer? That’s the good bit

October 3rd, 2017|

Interview candidates for elite universities are often scared of difficult questions and unfamiliar topics. But when they understand what the interviewers are looking for, [...]

MMIs (special interviews for medics) top tips

September 15th, 2017|

For prospective medics, Oxbridge still follows a traditional interview style. Many other universities are swapping to a different format known as the MMI (Multi [...]

Do you talk too quickly? Here’s your chance to milk it

September 14th, 2017|

When practising for an academic interview, some candidates find themselves talking really fast. This can make them difficult to understand, and gives them little [...]

Interview body language

August 14th, 2017|

It’s perfectly possible to read about body language for interviews, and end up feeling like your arms are too long, and you have too [...]

Oxbridge interview questions

June 14th, 2017|

“Can a thermostat think?” “How would you organise a successful revolution?” “How can I poison someone without discovery?” “Is Shakespeare a rebel?” “Should there [...]

Oxbridge curious?

February 28th, 2017|

It’s tempting to think it’s possible to work out the perfect UCAS choices from behind a pile of prospectuses, in the comfort of one’s [...]

What should I wear to my Oxbridge interview?

October 9th, 2016|

The short answer is – whatever you like. Here’s the longer answer. Some of your fellow interviewees will be in fleeces and walking boots. [...]

Is coaching for Oxbridge interview candidates a waste of time and money?

October 9th, 2016|

The Director of Admissions at Cambridge was reported to have said that advice given by companies who help Oxbridge candidates with their entrance interviews [...]

It’s not arrogant to show them what’s true

October 3rd, 2016|

“What’s the difference between selling yourself at interview, and being arrogant?” It’s a question that often comes up in our conversations with university interview [...]

It’s not what you know…

September 15th, 2016|

It’s very possible that you absolutely, definitely, totally have the brains to make it at Oxford, Cambridge or another top university. However, if you [...]

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