It’ll give you the chance to meet interesting people – and you’ll definitely go on some memorable dates.Dating beyond your “type” can also lead to new friendships and introduce you to different groups on campus. Freshmen, however, are usually a bit more reluctant to leave traditional dating behind.And there are a lot of different types of “dating” to deal with.Here are 5 things that seniors have learned about college dating; freshmen and freshmen-to-be, take note! If someone asks you out, it’s a good idea to accept, even if you wouldn’t normally give him or her a chance. Take a chance and say yes to the girl who’s always reading on the quad. Opening yourself up to people you wouldn’t typically date or hang out with might surprise you.But are there greater risks to consider with a large age gap between partners?Ethan Bennett, 26, and Mia Thompson, 18, haven’t been affected by an eight-year difference — two years more than the formula’s appropriate “cut off age.” The pair met on the University of Minnesota campus, which offered a free prep session led by college students.
I met the 17-year-old while visiting my 17-year-old cousin in the burbs. After a few shared cigarettes, I found myself making out with him on the hood of my car, our bodies causing the metal to cave where we lay.It’s all about being free to move on whenever you please.But be warned: a regular hookup doesn’t mean professing your love for one another is the next step.Today he lives with his girlfriend—a girl who, yes, we went to high school with.After joking with a friend about Oliver's dating plan I started to count the other instances of high school acquaintances getting together with each other only after graduation and could identify almost a dozen. I decided to reach out to a few of these high school friends and find out.