Academic Toolkit - ACT!

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Pre-PhD preparation
Await funding decision


Start 1 month after funding application deadline and complete by 3 months after funding application deadline

What to expect on the day of the interview


You should have had some interview practice.

Always arrive early and dress smartly, as for a business meeting.

Interview committees for Fellowships may be seeing a large number of candidates; approximately 50% will be offered a Fellowship. Watch the video on the link for an example of a recent MRC interview panel.

MRC interview video External link

Real video footage from an MRC interview panel

Prepare to start
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