4 Steps Students Can Do To Compliment Their Crush

When was the last time you’ve heard a set of really lame compliments? You know, what I’m talking about.

“Are you a magician? Because whenever I look at you, everyone else disappears!”

“If you were a vegetable you’d be a cute-cumber.”

“Are you a fruit, because Honeydew you know how fine you look right now?”

Funny to read, right? But not so funny to actually receive :/ So if you’re still wondering, how to approach this crush of yours in the university or hostel, look no more! Follow these 4 steps and keep fingers crossed for a happy ending!


1. Eyes

The most tricky part of the body to compliment. Simply because it’s the most obvious! You know, “Eyes are the windows to the soul”, blah blah. So one most important rule: when you want to impress your crush, start the conversation with some other topic. Talk about the upcoming tests, rumors about the professors, and only THEN  say something about the eyes. Best way to do it i a not-so-cheesy way, is to focus on the colour of the eyes.

Example: “Are you ready for the test tomorrow? I’ve heard it’s going to be an easy one. But wait… I just noticed, you have the most blue eyes I’ve ever seen! Wow”

Instant win.

2. Hair

Hairstyle can completely change the way you look and feel. Do you remember this feeling when you walk out from a hairdresser’s and start walking like a rockstar? It’s the power of the hair that’s doing it! You may be wearing the same clothes as yesterday, but if someone notices the new hairstyle, you feel like a popstar!

So feel free to say something nice about the hair of your crush – in most of the cases, it’s a no-brainer win 🙂

Example: “Have you done something new with your hair? You look different today, even better than usual”

3. Little things

This is a more difficult step, but much more rewarding. If you can use it well, it may help you to catch your bae’s attention in no time. Important to know: use this type of compliments only towards the people you know quite well. Otherwise you’ll end up being seen as a creep.

The point is to notice the small things that your crush does differently than everyone else, maybe some unusual (but sweet) habits. Does she bite her lip whenever she thinks about food? Or maybe a funny face she does while concentrating?  If you mention any of these, you will show that you care and you focus on her! (or him)

4. Personality

Here it is. The Shangri La of all the compliments. If you can do it well, your crush will start dating you in no time! At the same time, it’s a very difficult and tricky art. So it will take a while to master, before you can actually use it.

The whole point is to really show that you see your crush as someone more than just a pretty face – that you see beyond the smile, eyes and hair. And that’s the best you can appreciate, isn’t it?

Example: “You know, you are the most ambitious and hardworking person I know, I really admire that! Where do you get the drive to work so hard for all the tests?”


Zuzanna Ch
World traveller, but with the heart stuck in Malaysia.