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Stormy Traditions

After my folks left home along with the four dogs, I had to prepare myself for Traditions that was taking place at six in the morning while everyone is getting email notifications about their schedule traditions being moved to Saturday morning and afternoon instead of...

Acceptance and “Acceptance”

After I was accepted for the College Program, my family was excited to hear that good things were coming my way as well as how I was able to save up enough money to pay for program fees and any other miscellaneous that I will be needing while I was going to...

Vista Way the Right Way

Everyone has a different perspective of Vista Way, but for my friend group, it is the most magical place on earth (not Disney World). It is a housing complex that houses hundreds of college students from around the world, with the majority being girls. This makes it a...

Vista Way

Describe Vista Way in 5 Sentences or Less Vista Way is where you make close friends. The couches are old but make great nap couches. Two fridges. Ducks and terrifying turkeys. 

My DCP Acceptance Story

Hi there! Whether you're thinking of applying for the DCP, have already applied and waiting on an acceptance (my fingers are crossed for you!) or you've applied and gotten accepted (CONGRATS!!), everyone's got a different DCP story, and that's just another AMAZING...

Origins of the Disney College Program

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Te_ws1Hxyww The Disney College Program formally began in 1981 but technically started in 1972 when Disney began "The Disney Entertainment Work Experience Program."  Which was a work experience program for students focused on performing...

Does Working At Disney Ruin The Magic?

Does Working At Disney Ruin The Magic? Short Answer: No.  For a Disney College Program Student working at Disney will enhance the magic like you never imagined. You might be thinking "I want to do the Disney College Program but I don't want to ruin the magic."  Have...

Thanks For Ruining My Vacation!

How did I manage to ruin a vacation tonight? I was working in Magic Kingdom again and saw a group of Guests wearing Auburn shirts, and of course I call out “War Eagle!” They respond with a “War Eagle!” There’s another family walking along who call out “Roll Tide!” We...

No One’s A Dick Like Gaston

There Are Gaston’s All Over Disney Every person who has ever done the Disney College Program has most likely ran into at least one entitled full-time Cast Member.  This Cast Member thinks they are the best at their job.  They think they know better than their...

The Boy Who’s Parents Were Lost

One day at Greeter position at the Wildlife Express Train a boy wearing a safari hat who was about maybe 9 or 10 walked up to me and another College Program Cast Member and said: “My parents are lost.”  The boy was not scared of being by himself.  In his mind he was...

Magical Moments at Walt Disney World

One of the best things about being a CP is the ability to create magic for families.  As a CP there are daily opportunities to brighten guests’ days.  No matter what position you have you have to ability to create magical moments.  Whether that means letting guests...