My online dating sites ranked

After all, no other day reminds people of the loneliness that comes with not being matched up with another.But even if you're currently not paired up with a special someone, there's no need to wallow!

We've reviewed five high-profile online dating sites and ranked them based on features, usability, and price.

Dedicated to verified college students and alumni (via education database). Alumni cannot initiate or respond to contact or post status updates.

Members only see intersection of what they are looking for and what other members are looking for. Free messaging and status posting for undergraduates (5 messages/day limit).

We also went on a few dates to see if the services could pair us up with compatible people.

So, check out the blurbs below for micro-reviews of each online dating site, or click through for full, in-depth reviews that chronicle our dating exploits.