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Oxbridge Psychology, philosophy and linguistics Interview Perspective

'What does it mean to know something?' – my entire second interview was just a discussion of this question and some possible answers.

<p><strong>Q. Tell us about your Oxford Psychology, philosophy and linguistics interview(s)</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><pre>A. - How many interviews did you have? I had two interviews. One was at the college to which I applied, and another was at a college down the road.<p>&nbsp;</p>- What was the most interesting interview question that you still remember? 'What does it mean to know</pre><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Q. Tell us about your Oxford Psychology, philosophy and linguistics interview preparation</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><pre>A. - What resources have you used beyond school textbooks to prepare for the unpredictable Oxbridge interview questions? I read a number of books that are significant in the history of philosophy and linguistics, and mentioned these on my personal statement</pre><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Q. Other</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><pre>A. - Since when did you know you wanted to study Oxford Psychology, philosophy and linguistics? What were the aspirations/motivation? I knew that I wanted to study philosophy and linguistics when I was just in high school. I became very interested in philos</pre><p>&nbsp;</p>