Editor’s Note: Simone and Austin were among the first to sign up for the Stanford Dating Experiment and both seemed like creative, outgoing people with a lot of charisma and energy based on their answers to our application.
Based on our compatibility metrics, we felt that they would be a perfect couple with whom to kick off The Stanford Dating Experiment, and we sent them to La Strada in Palo Alto on Wednesday for our first installment of the series. ”Austin: I thought it was cool how at this point in my Stanford career, I thought I more or less knew everyone, so I thought it was really cool that someone that I got matched with was a senior, was on the rowing team, someone that I had a lot of mutual friends with but I really didn’t know.
Enjoy the company and conversation of excellent friends, and leave the Prince Charming daydreams to Cinderella.
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It’s been said that “no one dates at Stanford,” but in fact, nearly one in five Stanford grads ends up marrying another Stanford alumnus.
Screw the glass slipper So despite what may be your instinctual urge to stress about finding that romantic spark in time for Valentine’s Day, I’d like to recommend an alternative. Fountain hop, go exploring in San Francisco, watch a movie marathon, walk the Dish – do whatever it is you love to do together, and you won’t even need to stress about whether you have spinach in your teeth.