I guess popular groups just have a sixth sense about these things and know they can be picky.Given that the type of degree someone holds has a clear impact on their attractiveness level, I was curious if there is a distinctive difference in the way people present themselves on their profiles, depending on the degree they have – i.e., are there words or phrases those with MBAs use a lot more than those with Ph Ds?Believe it or not, over 25% of our member base has a master’s degree or higher.Compare that to the national average of people with master’s degrees or higher at 12%, you guys are a bunch of smarty pants!And for the cynics out there, every once in a while, people do fall in love.For an insider view discussing theories of the dating market, see “Hit the Books Before Dating at B-School” by Nancy Rosen.
The good news is, we don’t think this is a sign that men don’t find high achieving women attractive — after all, female MDs were the second most liked. What’s interesting is that women holding only undergrad degrees were also the pickiest, followed again by MDs.
More importantly, business school is often viewed as a mixed professional/educational environment.
Many students recognize that their MBA colleagues will serve as important professional contacts later in their career.
Several cases of marital bliss and eternal happiness have been documented.
Sometimes romantic involvement is either unanticipated or unavoidable.