Finding a high school sweetheart for Valentine’s Day made easy by match maker test
The test was personal interest related, and it paired test-takers with possible dates.
Not only did this test have a helpful side for some students, but it also had a side that many could call fun. Whatever the motive, students took the test this year for multiple reasons.
“It just seemed like an interesting thing that all the people were doing, so I just thought I’d tag along and see what it’s like,” junior Elroy Masters said. “The reason I took it was just out of fun and curiosity.”
Freshman Sierra Pritchard said she had similar motives. In fact, she wanted to purchase her results even though she was not in search of a relationship.
Masters was also considering purchasing his results.
“To support the school, I might,” Masters said.
The test seemed to have other perks as well.
“I guess it would be easier since you’re matched [based on shared interests] to start up a conversation,” Pritchard said. “[There’d be] less awkwardness.”
“It could maybe help you narrow it down,” Masters said. “Give them [the test-takers] a couple of options.”
As for the students who are unsure about being paired with a friend in the case that it happens, both Masters and Pritchard said not to be.
“I’ve had a lot of matches [in the past] that ended up being good friends of mine,” Masters said. “No [it wouldn’t be awkward being paired with a friend]. Not if you and your friend are really close.”
Pritchard both agreed and disagreed.
“I think it’d be really awkward at first, but then after a while, it’d get to be pretty normal,” Pritchard said.
Around the time that Valentine’s Day is near, Student Council offers the match maker test to all students. Pritchard recommends buying your results or taking it next year if you did not do so this year.
“If you’re afraid to go up to the person and want to find somebody, then take the test because it’ll be easier to relate to [the person you’re matched with],” Pritchard said.