REAL LIFE Oxford Interview Questions
By @thatoxfordgirl team
Our lovely @thatoxfordgirl student ambassadors are sharing their own real life Oxford interview questions:
Why do you want to read this subject?
How do you know where are you sitting right now?
What book are you currently reading?
How will your volunteering aid your studies?
What is easier to solve - climate change or terrorism?
Why do these (given maps) three healthcare maps of North American cities differ?
Why is there more soil in this area of the world than anywhere else?
What's the link between literature and medicine?
If you were given a £1 million grant for a medical research project what would you do?
How would you tell your 88 year old neighbour that you ran over her cat and then the cat passed away?
What are the health concerns for homeless people in Oxford?
What are the key reasons for the gender pay gap in the UK?
Work out the angle between the hands in a clock
(Given a plan of a building) - what was the function of the building and what evidence suggests this?
Can you think of any recent noble prize winners?
What is a recent discovery that you think is deserving?
What are the trends down this group? (shown a graph)
Estimate the number of water molecules in this glass
Does God have a gender?
Is difficulty useful?
Who decides what is classified as art?
What's the correlation between language and trees?
So you speak (French), why? How do you think that will help studying other languages?
What would your teachers say your biggest flaw is?
Summarise this text in one sentence
What did you read to follow up on this book in your personal statement?
What's one thing we haven't asked you today that you'd like to talk about?