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Top Ten Dating Tips For College Students

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Tip #1: Find someone who likes you for you.

That might sound cliché, but clichés can have truth to them.

If you worry too much about what your date thinks about you, it can hurt your relationship more than help it.

Notice the signals: body language, true listening and genuine commonality.

You can learn who someone is on the first date, or you can wait a year and wonder why you didn’t see who the person was sooner.


When your parents were dating in college, their story probably went along the lines of meeting in person and having a first date. Your dad probably even picked up your mom like a gentleman.

Now, with endless apps and hundreds of texts before the first meeting, dating in college can be confusing and frustrating and seemingly impossible. We can forget that dating, at its heart, is supposed to be fun!

Here are the top 10 dating tips by college students for college students — or in other words, things that work.

Originally created September 22, 2010 by coritagg
Updated August 15, 2016 by Courtney Sunday

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