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“I regret doing it,” says Shultz, a Dickinson grad whose cheekbones could slice an apple. “[It’s] just a more curated group of people geared towards our demographic, which is 20s and 30s and, you know, who come from a good family,” Shultz says of the ultra-exclusive dating app, which provides users with just five matches a day. “I do think the concept of exclusive, invite-only, hard-to-get-into, wait-in lines — it’s very New York,” says Bradford, 30, whose company weeds out the hoi polloi from the hoity-toity.
(The app, which is free, even boasts a concierge service that doles out dating tips and feedback.) “I think it’s a good fit for the mentality here.” Since the app launched, she has been inundated with pleas from the public.
(Once in the app, you can even further specify if you want the education level of your matches to be "highly selective" or merely "selective.") The ideal user is smart, ambitious, and successful, according to the app's website.
On July 31, The League held an exclusive party at the Surf Lodge hotel in Montauk, New York, promising great cocktails and an even better sunset.
There are plenty of websites and dating apps that allow elitists can disseminate such information immediately -- even apps like Hinge and Coffee Meets Bagel give prominent placement to daters’ schools and workplaces.
But dating services Sparkology and The League are unabashed about who makes the cut -- accomplished young professionals.
”Strangers ask each other these seemingly innocent questions all the time at bars, but the underlying meaning is clear: Are you intelligent for me to be interested?
Well, snobs everywhere can let out a collective sigh.
Tinder is “awful, just a mess, a waste of time,” laments the 31-year-old CEO and founder of an online automotive business.
On Sparkology’s website, it says, “All members are college educated young professionals.
In response to women’s experiences on other sites, we require men to be verified grads of good universities.” The site has a unique format -- women pay a monthly subscription from to (depending on how many months they purchase) and men pay per message, so that they’re not copy/pasting dozens of messages to send out.
(For the uninitiated, Montauk is a newly hip vacation destination town at the eastern tip of Long Island, and the Surf Lodge is at the center of its young, trendy scene.) We were invited to attend and cover the event as press and arrived via party bus, though the vast majority of people on the bus were not press, just eligible members of The League.
Brett had been on the app for a few weeks, whereas Jarry had it for only a couple of days, and neither of us was sure exactly what to expect.
We do all that dirty work for you.” We tested out both services at Metro to see how they stack up.