Academics use them all the time - I've met Ph Ds, MDs, JDs, etc on Tinder for instance. Maybe try to avoid undergrads if you feel there'll be an issue, but considering that there's a lack of men here (if you're where I think you are), age-disparate and education disparate relationships aren't really viewed poorly.
Don’t Overcommunicate How long should you converse with someone online before meeting in person?
Ignoring the possibility of a catfish disaster, the 2012 Northwestern study suggested that communicating online for more than six weeks can create unrealistic expectations.
Know What You Want When people browse profiles online, the characteristics they search for in a partner might differ drastically from what they’re actually attracted to in person.
The characteristics that draw attention on someone’s profile like height, religion, and political beliefs might not be important in creating a meaningful relationship.
I can certainly think of a few less-than-appropriate things that could very well affect your career (if traced back to you), much like social media can.
Pretty sure I'm located in the city you're in.
And while websites and apps have become the mainstay of the modern dating scene, are they really all they’re chalked up to be?
Online dating has become the second most common way that married and committed couples meet each other, just behind meeting through friends, according to a 2012 report by scientists at the University of Rochester.
Since it might matter, I am a 27-year-old male, and my new city is home to about 100,000 people.
Note: I am well-aware that dating students at my university is a bad idea.
But this might paradoxically leave you with less, rather than more, compatible matches.