Find a Mentor

People will often say you need a mentor to get to where you want to be in a certain job. Well, that doesn’t always work for everyone. What if you don’t know anyone who is a photographer, an architect or a magazine editor? Sometimes you have to improvise and make it up as you goContinue reading “Find a Mentor”

R.I.P. Biggie

Photo: Fifteen years ago today hip-hop star Christopher Wallace, a.k.a. Biggie Smalls, died in Los Angeles from gunshot wounds. There are many speculations about what happened that day, but his case is still unsolved. We lost of the best artists that day, but fortunately we still have the legacy of his music. Biggie’s musicContinue reading “R.I.P. Biggie”

Welcome to Double Dutch Magazine!

Double Dutch Magazine is here for smart and fashionable girls like you! (yes, you:) We’re located in Brooklyn, New York, so we will keep you updated with the hottest styles in New York City. We also discuss all the things that are so important in your world like celebs, friends, music and college. We’re hereContinue reading “Welcome to Double Dutch Magazine!”

Jump In! Back-To-School Rundown

It’s back-to-school season already? I agree, summer went by way too quickly. Luckily, by preparing for the year ahead early on, you can adjust back to school life in no time. Who knows, you may even get excited to go back! Get your textbook purchases out of the way. Some students like to wait afterContinue reading “Jump In! Back-To-School Rundown”

Back-to-school and Save While You Can

One of the most overlooked advantages of being a student is getting a discount at some of your favorite department stores. Many popular outlets allow up to 15% off your total purchase with a valid student id or .edu e-mail address. These savings are accounted online, too. Some places that cater to students include: BananaContinue reading “Back-to-school and Save While You Can”

The Power of Networking

On Tuesday, I attended my first BIG networking event and went home accomplished. Since the start of summer vacation, I’ve been actively involved with a site called the Intern Queen, which is a destination for college students seeking internships, and the company organized its first ever event in NYC. Two months into being the CampusContinue reading “The Power of Networking”

What are your favorite summer TV shows?

As an adolescent, I remember coming home from after-school and being glued to the television screen (my body and eyes, both!). Now I’d be lucky to catch up on any of my shows because of work and school obligations! A maximum of 2 hours of TV a week sounds impossible, but believe anything! When IContinue reading “What are your favorite summer TV shows?”

Jobs in NYC are Scarce; but It doesn’t Have to Be That Bad

The purpose of this post is not to discourage anyone from seeking a summer gig; however, as a New York City native I can give you my first account of being on the job prow in the big apple. Here are some tips to increasing your chances of finding a job in a fast-paced city.Continue reading “Jobs in NYC are Scarce; but It doesn’t Have to Be That Bad”

Volunteer! Don’t be Afraid to Explore!

Summer is near, so now is the perfect time to step out and volunteer! With the appreciation of philanthropy, I decided to reach out to a non-profit that accepts volunteers all year. Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. This is a great place to look into ifContinue reading “Volunteer! Don’t be Afraid to Explore!”