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

Disney Christmas Parade Review – A “Frozen” disaster?

Let me preface this by saying I really REALLY love Frozen (as the Elsa costume hanging in my closet might indicate). Naturally, when I heard Disney's yearly Christmas parade would be Frozen-themed, I squeed with delight while bracing for a barrage of whines from nay-sayers and purists who lament the snowball of millions of dollars … Continue reading Disney Christmas Parade Review – A “Frozen” disaster?

Diane Disney Miller, Walt’s Eldest Daughter, Dies at 79

Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney’s eldest daughter, passed away last night at her California home. She was 79 years old. Miller was the last surviving member of the Walt Disney family. Walt frequently mentioned in interviews that his two daughters were the inspirations for Disneyland, a place where he could take his daughters when it … Continue reading Diane Disney Miller, Walt’s Eldest Daughter, Dies at 79

Have a Haunted Halloween! – Fun Facts about Disney’s Haunted Mansion

HAPPY HALLOWEEN, EVERYONE! Welcome, foolish mortals, to this blog post dedicated to a staple attraction at every Disney park. In the spirit of Halloween, here are some rarely known, bone-chilling facts about the attraction. 1) Haunted Mansion’s backstory is the most complex of any attraction backstory in ANY Disney park. 2) Ever wonder what the … Continue reading Have a Haunted Halloween! – Fun Facts about Disney’s Haunted Mansion

Ten Ways You Know You’re a Disney Cast Member

Cast members around the world are a special breed of people. Working for the company has also given us a special (and at times odd) skill set. Here are 10 things I've noticed since working at WDW:1) You can judge a group just by glancing at its size.Sure, you always ask “how many in your … Continue reading Ten Ways You Know You’re a Disney Cast Member