I am not sure what their criteria is for accepting members.” Ratcliffe said he wondered if he would get in – after all, he did not attend an Ivy League college. He adds that he has never heard of people “catfishing” on Linked In, creating a fake online profile to trick people in romantic relationship.He did attend New York University for his master’s degree. “I think because you have to go on the waitlist, everyone is more serious about dating and about sending messages.” Nguyen, who said his response rate on other apps was about 20% to 30%, said: “On The League, I have got close to a 100% response rate with my matches.” The League also comes with a number of filters that allow members to select their ideal date’s education attainment level, height, age and ethnicity.This way the app can ensure your profile is not visible to your professional connections, while at the same time giving potential matches a better idea of who you are as a person based on your education and professional experience.
“Users are getting that true sense of who someone is through a highly accountable and trustworthy network.” In addition to Be Linked, there are apps for those looking for an even more niche dating app than The League.
Among them is Luxy, self-described as Tinder without the poor people.
That to me is a just as impressive, if not more, than someone who went to Tier 1 university.” That’s not to say The League isn’t exclusive. “Right now I am like No 8,000 out of 100,000,” she told the Guardian. I don’t know.” Unlike White, Nguyen spent just “a couple of days” on the wait list before getting drafted into The League. I was like No 11,000 and I thought: ‘Oh, I guess this isn’t going to happen’,” said Ratcliffe, who lives in East Village in New York City and works in digital entertainment and media.
“Then a couple of days later, I got an email saying that I had been approved and I have been on it ever since.
She had no control over who could view her profile, including potential business connections, bosses and coworkers.