Dating during college can be difficult, scary, exciting and fun.
It can be pretty hard to find the time and energy to meet someone when you’re trying to juggle classes, work, friends and of course studying.
However, according to Internet World Stats, Internet usage has doubled since that time, so the percentage of people using online dating has also likely increased.
Pew also reported that 18 percent of young people aged 18 to 29 use online dating.
"The guys place the same priority on education and the same passion for their careers as I do," Hirner 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.Some students are able to manage all of these tasks and find the time to test the dating waters the old fashioned way.There are also a good chunk of students who find the juggling act a bit more difficult and are in need of an aid in the dating department.There are a number of options within College Passions to help connect members, including the following: College ‘Groups’ allow members to find others who share very specific interests / similarities.College Forums allow members to post on topics of interest.(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.