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    So, I just got an email from Leeds saying they're considering making me an offer and would like to have a Skype/telephone interview to determine whether or not to make me an offer. (I'm an international applicant hence skype.)

    Kinda really nervous, don't know what to expect or anything like that at all.
    Is getting an interview bad or good? Does Leeds normally interview biological science applicants?

    Do you guys have any tips on what to expect and what I should kinda study before the interview?

    Any useful tips on doing well in interviews will be immensely appreciated!

    Thanks!

    EDIT: Applying for Genetics.
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    (Original post by jackien1)
    So, I just got an email from Leeds saying they're considering making me an offer and would like to have a Skype/telephone interview to determine whether or not to make me an offer. (I'm an international applicant hence skype.)

    Kinda really nervous, don't know what to expect or anything like that at all.
    Is getting an interview bad or good? Does Leeds normally interview biological science applicants?

    Do you guys have any tips on what to expect and what I should kinda study before the interview?

    Any useful tips on doing well in interviews will be immensely appreciated!

    Thanks!

    EDIT: Applying for Genetics.
    Getting an interview is always a good thing as it means that they are serious about making you an offer! I can't tell you if they normally interview biological applicants, but provided that you should a strong interest in the subject and why you should be accepted onto the course, that is what they will be looking for They probably are interviewing you because your qualifications may not be on their regular admissions list (but this is a really huge assumption and talking from when I did stuff in admissions so don't take my word for gospel on that point).

    In terms of what to study, I'd just make sure that any basic stuff is covered so that way they can ask you more interesting questions should they want to
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    (Original post by Slowbro93)
    Getting an interview is always a good thing as it means that they are serious about making you an offer! I can't tell you if they normally interview biological applicants, but provided that you should a strong interest in the subject and why you should be accepted onto the course, that is what they will be looking for They probably are interviewing you because your qualifications may not be on their regular admissions list (but this is a really huge assumption and talking from when I did stuff in admissions so don't take my word for gospel on that point).

    In terms of what to study, I'd just make sure that any basic stuff is covered so that way they can ask you more interesting questions should they want to
    Isn't it weird if they normally don't interview applicants and yet interview me? My qualifications are IAL so that should be on their regular admissions list no?

    What topics are normally brought up during an interview? Do they expect me to have extensive knowledge on the course I'm applying for?
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    It's really good, it shows they're interested. I wouldn't look too much into it because you start to worry yourself!
 
 
 
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