Relationship Advice Dating Tips for College Students College students have usually been dating for a few years and may already have a good handle on the challenges of dating.
Being a college student, however, offers it's own unique set of challenges.
All the smart and savvy ladies I spoke with said they like to see their dates wearing a great pair of jeans (or chinos! Colette echoed her sentiment saying that guys “can’t go wrong” in that combination.
Their selection of shirts run the gamut from preppy and traditional (hello, Fred Perry!
) to whimsical and trendy (like this tropical print).
“But usually a text is the go-to form of communication.” Hand to god, I’m 31 years old, and I feel the exact same way.
The sense of safe distance that comes with texting is a crutch we all rely on, even if we shouldn’t.
If you can take one step up from that, you’re already above average.
But you didn’t sign up for College Romance 101 to get a C , did you? You want to bring your “A” game and put your fellow students to shame (in a nice way, of course). “I like a guy to put a little effort into what he’s wearing but not over-think it,” said Katie.
The college campus, where the same people gather every day, lets relationships evolve at their own pace.
The best part of all these potential chance meetings is that they’re so low pressure.
I brought him to my sorority’s first date party of the semester. You sway precariously from feeling so grown up (No curfew! “Ideally I’d love for a guy to ask me out in person and then follow up with a text,” Katie says.
“He lived in the building next to me our sophomore year.
I think it’s because they worry that sharing emotion or making an effort translates to vulnerability and a lack of cool.