College students and dating sites

You might be used to hearing about dating apps exclusively, but there are still dating websites out there you might not be familiar with.

To save you the hassle, we’ve explored a few options you might want to consider checking out, and a couple you should definitely avoid.

The website’s opening phrase isn’t particularly unique. Various completions of the phrase flashes across the screen in neon pink: words like “study buddy,” “adventure,” “girl friend,” “friend,” “free dinner,” “wife,” “husband,” and of course “eternal love.” Sounds like your typical or E-Harmony slogan, right? The site was founded by Columbia University students Balazs Alexa and Jean Meyer last November.

The first prerequisite of a Date My membership is an active university email address, and that’s not something everybody has.

Some have used the app for long-term or more formal dating, but it also has a reputation for hookups, where you can meet someone near you for a quick romantic rendezvous." data-reactid="28"Tinder - Probably the buzziest dating app out there, Tinder is like a location-based “hot or not” for the i Phone or Android.

This revolutionary college dating website allows you to meet fellow college students on campus, with the click of a button.

The campus dating scene is simultaneously amusing as it is confusing.

In between all of the demanding classes and other commitments we have to worry about as busy collegiettes, our dating lives shouldn’t have to be complicated.

If two Tinderers are mutually interested, a chat box opens so that they can get to know each other.

Through her forthcoming study, “There are plenty of fish in the sea: Effects of choice overload and reversibility on online daters’ satisfaction with selected partners,” Toma revealed approximately one third of recent long-term relationships emerged from online interactions.

Despite user misconceptions, dating apps make up “a billion dollar industry,” Toma said.

We’ve listed seven matchmaking apps that college students are using now.

Here’s where Cupid’s arrow is flying in 2013: Tinder - Probably the buzziest dating app out there, Tinder is like a location-based “hot or not” for the i Phone or Android.