A Disney College Program How-To: The Phone Interview

Congratulations! You made it through the trenches where most dreams die -- the web-based interview! However, you're not out of the woods yet. I've met plenty of CP hopefuls who confidently got to the phone interview and had it all fall apart because they weren't prepared. This is the first and only time in your … Continue reading A Disney College Program How-To: The Phone Interview

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A Disney College Program How-To: The Web-Based Interview

You want to apply, so now what? Let's learn about the web-based interview.  There are two sections to this part of the interview. There's a general form that Disney uses to make sure you're not a serial killer. Once you get through the basic eligibility requirements, you'll receive an email about a web-based interview. It's … Continue reading A Disney College Program How-To: The Web-Based Interview

A Disney College Program How-To: An Overview

It's that time of year: Disney College Program applications are online and ready for YOU. Ever considered spending a semester away from the hard desks of college classes and instead working for Mickey Mouse? I spent a year and a half of my life participating in the Disney College Program. I worked Fall 2013 in … Continue reading A Disney College Program How-To: An Overview

My DCP Review

This fairytale came to an awkward close. The princess didn't get a knight, prince or court jester. She didn’t even get financial stability. My second DCP did not come with a fruitful return, and thus, I'm leaving the Disney Company indefinitely. And that's okay. I spent the last five months of my life watching a … Continue reading My DCP Review

A Holly Jolly Disney Christmas Playlist

'Tis the season for Christmas music! Why not add some pixie dust to your playlist?   This playlist features: Pentatonix's "Let it Go" Idina Menzel's "When You Wish Upon A Star" The Muppets, "One More Sleep 'til Christmas" "As Long as There's Christmas" from Belle's Enchanted Christmas Aly & AJ's "Greatest Time of Year" spotify:user:1211545499:playlist:6M0lYJTB6HRqPe01TWLPcC … Continue reading A Holly Jolly Disney Christmas Playlist

Why Going to Disney World and Graduating are the Same Things

You've slaved away for four (or five...maybe six) years, just waiting for this moment. You even decorated your wardrobe to express your excitement. You have to stand FOREVER in lines with people who will not stop talking. And then there are all these people you have to deal with. Let's not even get started on … Continue reading Why Going to Disney World and Graduating are the Same Things

Disney College Program – What I Learned 1 Year Later

It's been almost a year since I completed my Disney College Program experience. I left an exhausted shell of a human (thanks, New Years Eve shifts), and I slept the entire drive back to Kentucky. I didn't think I'd miss it. I went to the parks whenever I got the chance. I had enough Disney … Continue reading Disney College Program – What I Learned 1 Year Later

How to Procrastinate – Disney Style

Procrastination, it happens. You can be the brightest honors student around, but you’re still not going to finish a 10-page paper on the Cold War until four hours before it’s due.When you first get an assignment, there’s plenty of time to push off your work. It’s sunny outside! Go play! You’re only soaking up the … Continue reading How to Procrastinate – Disney Style