I was curious about what others thought about dating in grad school, esp. It's so hard to date someone in your own department/year/program. Mostly because I dated a PhD student when I just started my Masters. We were We let each other know when we see interesting opportunities pop up. This is probably an unpopular opinion but I enjoyed grad school way more than I did college.
Most dating is challenging. I hope it's ethical! (My husband was a graduate student at the university I'm a professor at, in a different department in the same school, when. His idea of Friday night fun isn't likely beer-chugging and Jello shooter contests.
Discussion forum for current, past, and future students of any discipline completing post-graduate studies - taught or research. The format should take the general form of Degree, Specialisation. Grad students dating in same department - success stories? Mostly because your low-stress "free to hang out" days rarely coincide with that of your partner.
Begin typing your search above and press return to search. This seems to be a problem that I (and many of my fellow grad students) have. to do anything other than work and socializing with people you already know. Last year at a conference I was talking to one of my mentors about how it felt to be in the final year of a PhD.
R omantic relationships between university professors and their students are becoming less and less acceptable. Instead, I received somewhat different advice from women who'd been to grad school: Only date someone in grad school if you think you will be. Here is some advice from Amy who is happily taken and Katy who is currently negotiating the dating scene.
First of all, I would like to thank Ryan for the opportunity to contribute to his site. Maybe an easier way to think about this as "what makes a grad student/academic a different dating partner from a working person".
We're curious to hear how other graduate students navigate the dating scene, so share your advice (or horror stories, if you dare) in the.