Dating website for graduate students
If you start to introduce yourself by your thesis title, however, it’s probably time to reevaluate.
Make a date with yourself first by picking one or two activities outside of academia where you can meet people.
Joking aside, what you may not know is that we are indeed, statistically, a favorite among highly educated professionals.
Believe it or not, over 35% of our member base has a master’s degree or higher.
Unfortunately, the stigma around mental illness means that many students don’t seek help. Seriously, when I first heard someone say that, I thought it was a joke. One guy said it was because there were a lot more women than men in his program. And a third fellow said it was because people work on similar projects and automatically have common interests.
Within academe, there’s a huge stigma around mental health issues such as depression, schizophrenia, or bipolar disorder.
Katie Rose Guest Pryal’s regular column on Vitae gives a lot of excellent advice on how to treat your colleagues fairly if they have psychiatric disabilities.
As a grad student neck-deep in research, writing, or wrangling your TA section, it’s tempting to shut yourself off from this annual love-fest as you consume equal parts books and coffee.
Eventually, though, you may want to socialize outside the faculty mixers, and you may even want to date.