As of July 2015, a six-month membership costs .00.The membership is discounted for full-time students, recent graduates, and residents of certain states. The first is a short 35-to-50 word profile, which is visible to all members of the opposite sex.As a graduate student, you bring your work home..the time. There's TAing, doing research, writing grant applications, studying for exams, taking courses, preparing for conferences, submitting to conferences, trying to publish, making presentations, etc.If you have any free time you should really be spending it doing research (not answering Quora questions like myself).On that note, it’s easy to sink yourself into a pity stupor after a long while of not getting any results.
Job hunting or online dating, it’s the same level of primping and pruning. The anxiety of making a good first impression is There’s a need to strike the balance between approachable and formal, and you’ll generally walk away from this meeting with an idea of where it could go from here. If all goes well, you meet up more and more, and eventually the commitment is confirmed.
Sometimes not getting to spend quality time together (when they are going through crunchtime)5.
According to the Pew Research Center, online dating sites or mobile dating app usage by 18-to 24-year-olds has increased nearly threefold since 2013, while usage by 55-to 64-year-olds has doubled.
That’s the process of the graduate job hunt, and gosh, what an exhausting process it is. Eventually, you’ll find one that seems to fit you, and then it’s time to formulate your profile. It seems that despite whatever parameters and filters you use, you don’t get the potential matches you wished for. You’re going to receive e-mails about being a senior business developer instead.
Sure, you may find slightly specified ones that focus on location or industry, but at the heart of it all you use all of them in the hope that at least one of them will actually work. It gets extremely frustrating receiving potential matches that just don’t work for you. You receive a response from a company, but two weeks after your interview they still haven’t gotten back to you.