Students and online dating
We get success stories every single day,” says Date My School public relations director Melanie J.
Despite the wind and chill of a brutal winter day, Trujano radiates an easygoing warmth, with her wavy, highlighted hair perfectly coiffed, cheeks bright pink from the cold.
On Campus: Dating, Hook-Ups, and Frustrations In addition to this stasis that Eastwick mentions, some posit that Harvard students especially tend not to prioritize dating.
“It’s hard to actually meet people, especially in a community like Harvard, where everyone is so busy and no one stops to get to know each other,” says Jake, a gay freshman from California who has used Ok Cupid.
If you were single in the 90s, you were cool, and you probably didn’t use the Internet or online date.” Additionally, there exists an expectation that finding a significant other should be relatively easy in a college environment, where one is constantly surrounded by one’s peers.
“Online dating here has become a sign of desperation.