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
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
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
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
Thirty-eight booths comprise this year's Food and Wine celebration, which means my first review barely scratches the surface of Epcot's culinary offerings. For those wishing to eat and drink around the world, I calculated how much it would be to eat one item and drink one beverage at each booth. The average cost of a … Continue reading Food and Wine Review Part Deux and the Cost of Eating Around the World
It's that time of year, the time when wallets get lighter and waistlines larger. The Epcot Food and Wine festival is upon us, and this year with more pizazz than ever before. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, Epcot is going above and beyond previous years to offer the largest selection of countries and experiences. However, … Continue reading Food and Wine Review
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
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?
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
Fans of Fans of Push, WDW Tomorrowland's finest talking trashcan, might not see the receptacle roam around for much longer. Push, who has done everything from facilitate proposals to sing karaoke with Guests, became a staple for each Disney park, beginning with Walt Disney World in 1995 and making his way to international stardom. Rumors … Continue reading Will Push the Talking Trashcan get the clean sweep out of Tomorrowland?