College graduate dating
"The guys place the same priority on education and the same passion for their careers as I do," Hirner said."We're also at similar places in our lives, being students, which makes it easier to relate." Columbia University students Balazs Alexa and Jean Meyer started the dating website on campus in November.Spira, who tried online dating in 1994 before and existed, explained that people now feel comfortable talking to others and forming relationships online. it wouldn't have allowed online dating to really become what I feel is now social dating," she said.The Pew Internet & American Life Project surveyed the number of online daters in 2006."I think we are responsible for more than half of the dates and meetings between students on campus," Alexa said.He added that the site is successful because it's safe, and it works.
Online dating tips The number is much higher today, according to Alexa, but people still avoid online dating because they're embarrassed or believe dating sites are a waste of time.
(CNN) -- Though they had perhaps crossed paths several times on campus, it was only when Andy Lalinde was scrolling through images of cute girls online that the one with brunette hair standing in some South American country caught his eye. With nothing to lose, Lalinde wrote a funny message proclaiming his love for nurses and hit send. While they could have passed each other walking to class, it took -- an online dating website exclusively for college students -- to bring them together and officially exchange vows on April 29.
He opened her profile and saw her name was Michelle Przybyski. One walk of four hours with Lalinde's dog, Domino, around campus and a date at the library (that didn't really involve studying) later, the two Columbia University graduate students applied for a marriage license in New York just 10 days after meeting in person. With countless dating websites such as match.com, and okcupid.com, the online dating market is a bit crowded.
Some have compared it to Facebook -- pointing out that the social network was also open to only college students when it began.
But Alexa insists Date My School is not the next Facebook.