Scheide, a freshman at the University of Wisconsin, which is not an eligible school.“Snobs want to date snobs.”From advertisements from alumni publications to the New Yorker, Touchings said The Right Stuff uses a number of methods to market itself to graduates and faculty of the schools on its list, and future recruitment efforts will focus more on current students.
For members under 32, subsequent memberships, after the first six months, are free of charge.Because The Right Stuff is geared towards fostering heterosexual relationships, Touchings also began a site for those in search of same-sex Ivy relationships in 2003, which is located at She said this site did not catch on as well as the original, however, and she is looking to revamp her marketing strategies to increase its success.To be eligible, a school must have been—or currently be—in the top 14 on U. News & World Report’s listing of top research universities or liberal arts colleges, according to Touchings.A select group of other schools, including some arts schools like Julliard, are included as well.Because of legal issues, members joining from Georgia, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington, Texas, Florida, and Canada don’t pay the membership fee.
All members are required to pay a registration fee no matter their state or graduate status.
If a member becomes interested in pursuing a relationship further, the six-month membership can be put on hold, so that members needn’t pay for time spent out of the program, according to the website.
The site also includes a page called “Rejoicing Members,” featuring quotes from those who have had success with the service.
If you want, you can opt to receive a postal mail membership package instead of email.
This package includes your User ID and other information.
Victoria Hoffer, a graduate of Mc Gill and Yale Universities, found dating after her 1995 divorce to be excruciatingly banal.