She markets herself as a “girlfriend” on Seeking Arrangement, and has never agreed to sex with a sugar daddy, fearing it could turn dangerous.However, she said if it were not for the laws around prostitution, she would consider it.Still, he wasn’t a steady source of income for Gina — he had a wife, and was often traveling for business.For others, like Stephanie, another BU student who requested her identity remain anonymous for privacy reasons, the site allows them a bit more luxury.John Corpuz flip-flopped between computer science and creative writing courses in school.As a contributor to Tom's Guide he's found a happy middle ground writing about apps, mobile gaming and other geekery.But that does not cover all of her expenses — including food, housing and textbooks — so she signed up for a Seeking Arrangement profile when she was 18. Although she said the money is good, she’s aware of the precarious nature of her work.“I know what risks I am in, in terms of physical safety,” she said.
Gina said she primarily pays for her tuition through scholarships, and even has a “regular” job as a concierge.Other Boston area universities, including the University of Massachusetts and Northeastern University, also made the list, at No. Three BU sugar babies who were interviewed said that although spending a few hours with an older companion for a few hundred dollars seems easy enough, the sugar babies know they could — and sometimes do — find themselves in dangerous situations.Despite the risks, the sugar babies continue to date older people as a way of earning money.Gina is not a student who spends money on frivolous things.Her hunter green Columbia backpack is well-worn and her nails look chipped and broken. 2,” said the student, who will be referred to in this article as Gina for privacy reasons.