Dating sites for high school students

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.Improving your looks online In its first few months, Date My School was only offered to undergraduate and graduate students at 20 schools, including Columbia, New York University, Harvard University and MIT.

"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.

"They think that if they go to a bar, it is still more easy to get a date," he said.

But for students who are swamped with hours of studying and lab research, meeting someone at a bar or party is just not that simple when there's no time to socialize.

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.

"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.

"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.

(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.

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