College campus dating website
"Usually, people have a date within the same day they register," Alexa said.
"If you go to any other dating site, you have to have conversations with other people for weeks before you can be sure it's safe, that (the person) is not a freak." With Date My School, there's an initial trust that stems from choosing dates who share common interests and live on campus or attend a nearby school.
From there, users can narrow their searches to students attending specific schools.
They can go one step further and select to meet only students with majors such as business, art or engineering.
"We expanded in a similar manner that they did initially, but then they opened it up for everybody in the world," he said.
Lara Hirner, a grad student at Columbia University's Teachers College, has gone on dates to the opera, Central Park and ice cream shops with guys she met on Date My School.That's the beauty of Date My School, says Julie Spira, an online dating expert and author of "The Perils of Cyber Dating." "A student at GW might want to meet someone to date at American University," she said."Now, it's both technically and geographically possible for them to find love online." College: hookups in, dating out The site fills a void for college students in the online dating world.Karent Zorogastua, a second-year grad student at Columbia's School of Public Health with a hectic schedule, registered with but stopped after guys she was not interested in contacted her."There was one guy who looked like Flavor Flav, and I was like, 'Oh no, this is not working for me,' " she said.