Similarities: -rejection can crush your heart instantly -if accepted, wants commitment -experiences can change your life

forever -some are interested in how much money you make -you bare inner soul that regular friends may not see -can be high maintenance (3 recs, 5 essays, GMAT) -may make you wonder if something better is out there -coming off the waitlist is like settling for someone -persistence sometimes pays off (repplicants?) -makes you stare at your phone waiting Differences: -ADCOM not monogamous -don't have to worry about meeting ADCOM's parents -$200 fee?