This is part 6 of a series featuring b-school advice gleaned from one of Manhattan GMAT’s own. Until recently, Patty managed marketing and student services for our sister company, Manhattan LSAT. But she chose to return to business school and started at Wharton last fall. She has agreed to share her application experiences with us in a series called, “Patty’s Path to Wharton.”
Read Part 5 here.
This week, we’re chatting with Patty about the admissions interview. She compares the experience—especially when it takes place at a coffee shop—to a first date. “You wonder what they look like, but you don’t want to be creepy and you don’t want to ask every person in the café. Should I have worn a rose?” As for the awkward question of who buys, she says there are two solutions. “You can get there early and buy your own, or just pay if you arrive at the same time. Offer politely, but if they say no and insist, that’s fine. Like a date.”