College students and dating
The invitation-only app (which has yet to launch, but which is coming soon to i OS and Android and has already attracted tons of press) initially works like Tinder: Upload a photo, designate which gender(s) you’re interested in and then start choosing fellow users who tickle your fancy.If you match with someone, however, it’s expected that you will just immediately do the deed.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.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. Pure - Pure is like Tinder’s seedy, steamy cousin: It only exists to set people up for the night.Deresiewicz explained that most students now engross themselves so much into learning the structural parts of their classes that they “don’t have time for intellectual curiosity.” Students “can’t think for themselves because they don’t have time,” he said.The majority of lifelong smokers begin smoking habits before the age of 24, which makes the college years a critical time for tobacco companies to convince college students to pick up the habit of cigarette smoking.In fact, higher education has become “profoundly unintellectual” and student life has become about “accumulating gold stars,” said Deresiewicz, who publicly disavowed Ivy League education several years after leaving Yale.The author of , which fleshes out his views on the failure of elite education, told the Franciscan crowd that most students nowadays think that being intellectual simply means getting good grades.
The app has attracted some scrutiny for seemingly providing minors a safe space to sext and send lewd photos; mostly, though, it’s being used for picture messaging between friends, flirts and faraway couples.To keep out poseurs or frauds, you’ll need an “.edu” email address to prove that you are a current student, or a match in the alumni records of your selected university to prove that you actually attended classes.Once you’re in, you can find coeds on your campus who share your interests, all without stepping out of your dorm room or actually talking to anybody." data-reactid="37"Date My School - This app merges the experience of a traditional dating site with the new breed of apps’ focus on user location.Traditional dating sites like and e Harmony have always been a hard sell on college campuses, where the incredible density of young single people all living in the same buildings makes turning to the Internet to find love seem unnecessary and old-fashioned.But now, a new breed of dating services is making headway with this younger and more carefree demographic.