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    Hey everyone! Here's a cool lil thread for people to talk about Oxford interview offers - whether you get one, general info about interviews or anything about Oxford itself. I hope everyone's tests went well & you all feel like you can do it, because you cannnnn!
    To break the ice, maybe people can say:
    Name: Immy (helloooo)
    GCSE Results: 9A*s, 2As & 1B.
    AS Subjects & results: Eng Lit (A), History (A), Latin (A) and an EPQ (predicted A*).
    A2 Subjects & predictions: Same subjects & A*A*A*.
    Which college: Oriel college because I looove the actual fellows there, the general vibe, the beauty of it, & the friendliness of the people.
    What degree: Classics and English.
    And 3 things you about yourself you like because it's nice to boost your confidence in such a stressful process lol: I'm from Italy (it's a cool country), I love reading & I can sing pretty well.

    So yeeeaahh. Good luck to all of you!! Share anything to do with Oxford applications that you want to here.
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    When do interview invites typically go out? Is it the end of November?
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    (Original post by CDMK)
    When do interview invites typically go out? Is it the end of November?
    My course states early December!
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    (Original post by CDMK)
    When do interview invites typically go out? Is it the end of November?
    Invites will generally be handed out around the end of November to start of December, a few weeks before the actual interview itself.
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    Name: Leah
    GCSE Results: 4A*s, 5As & 1B.
    A2 Subjects & predictions: English Lit A*, French A, Religious Studies A.
    Which college: New College
    What degree: English and French
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    Got my invite today BioSci at St John's
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    (Original post by Neophyteee)
    Got my invite today BioSci at St John's
    Are you home or international?
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    (Original post by ankur deswal)
    Are you home or international?
    Home
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    congrats! and good luck.
    i am international. i think it will take time for English.
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    Hi there! Do you know if all the shorlisted applicants have already been contacted? Cause interwiews timetables are already on the website
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    (Original post by Aus_74)
    Hi there! Do you know if all the shorlisted applicants have already been contacted? Cause interwiews timetables are already on the website
    Most shortlisted applicants haven’t already been contacted. The timetable is just up so everyone knows which dates to keep free just in case! :yep:
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    (Original post by EmilySarah00)
    Most shortlisted applicants haven’t already been contacted. The timetable is just up so everyone knows which dates to keep free just in case! :yep:
    Thank you!
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    http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/under...view-timetable

    If it helps most UK applicants last year heard between 23rd and 30th November with some variation by college & subject as large numbers to process. I think some choral/music scholars were a touch earlier but I don’t recall any home applicant hearing this early last year. I heard on 25/11 for interview attendance required from 7/12-9/12. So about 2 weeks before the subject interview dates shown on Oxford site seemed a fair rule of thumb. Nobody should be panicking yet!
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    (Original post by SonOfAGeek)
    http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/under...view-timetable

    If it helps most UK applicants last year heard between 23rd and 30th November with some variation by college & subject as large numbers to process. I think some choral/music scholars were a touch earlier but I don’t recall any home applicant hearing this early last year. I heard on 25/11 for interview attendance required from 7/12-9/12. So about 2 weeks before the subject interview dates shown on Oxford site seemed a fair rule of thumb. Nobody should be panicking yet!
    Yes some Biological Sciences applicants did hear this early last year, you obviously just didn't know about them.
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    (Original post by SonOfAGeek)
    http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/under...view-timetable

    If it helps most UK applicants last year heard between 23rd and 30th November with some variation by college & subject as large numbers to process. I think some choral/music scholars were a touch earlier but I don’t recall any home applicant hearing this early last year. I heard on 25/11 for interview attendance required from 7/12-9/12. So about 2 weeks before the subject interview dates shown on Oxford site seemed a fair rule of thumb. Nobody should be panicking yet!
    Should have added home students.
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    (Original post by Irwin)
    Should have added home students.
    Yes, we only know what we know. Most students only heard later in November, esp. for humanities. There is no reason for folk to panic!.
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    We are expecting to send out interview invitations for the following courses tomorrow (Tuesday 14th November):

    Biochemistry
    Biology
    Fine Art

    We will confirm this tomorrow morning.

    At this stage, we do not have updates for other subjects. When we have news we will post details.

    Thank you for your patience.

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    Hi may I ask does anyone have any idea on how exactly are the interview carried out? I've heard that an interview usually consists of:

    50% general questions and questions targetting our personal statements
    25% subject knowledge
    25% brain teaser

    Can current Oxford students verify whether it's true or not? Many thanksD (I'm invited to Bio Sci interview and am super nervous!)
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    (Original post by _spidra_)
    Hi may I ask does anyone have any idea on how exactly are the interview carried out? I've heard that an interview usually consists of:

    50% general questions and questions targetting our personal statements
    25% subject knowledge
    25% brain teaser

    Can current Oxford students verify whether it's true or not? Many thanksD (I'm invited to Bio Sci interview and am super nervous!)
    It is more like 5% general questions and 95% finding out how you deal with new information in your subject area. The idea seems to be to mimic an actual tutorial and see how you cope: they will keep digging until they know where your existing knowledge ends and then introduce something new. Given that you will have been predicted A*/A (or equivalent) in the relevant A levels, a high level of subject knowledge is assumed.
    Source: my own interviews, many years ago and one of my offspring, much more recently.
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    (Original post by Neophyteee)
    Got my invite today BioSci at St John's
    Did you get a notification on ucas or a letter? Just wondering how it comes trough if you hear back
 
 
 
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