Oxbridge and medicine interviews looks at university entrance interviews. It focuses on interviews for entrance to Oxford and Cambridge, but it applies just as directly to interviews for Medical School etc. The article is set out in condensed form, as a set of signposts rather than a detailed 'how to' guide partly because we expect that you will be talking about interviews with your school and partly because you can't approach interview preparation with a 'paint-it-by-numbers' approach.
Oxbridge and medicine interviews article updated in July 2016.
Most university entrance decisions are made without interview, just on the contents of your UCAS application form (other articles in the CIFE advice series explain how to make the best of your UCAS application). Most universities will invite you to an Open Day, but these aren't interviews. Open Days are there to let you look check out the university, not for it to find out about you. Here's the detail - just click on the + to expand the sections you want to read.