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Cast Member Interview – Stephen – Food & Beverage

A very big thank you to Stephen for this awesome interview. I know so many CPs who aspire to work their way up the Disney ladder and at times it can seem almost impossible. Stephen started out as a regular college programmer and eventually became a manager before leaving Disney to work as an attorney. […]

Best Age for Disney World

Let me start out by saying it depends…. I know I could go with the standard answer Disney wants you to hear, which is that Disney is perfect for all ages, but lets be realistic here. First of all, is this going to be your only Disney trip? If so, wait until your kids are […]

How to Park for Free at Disney World

28 December 2015

I recently conducted an interview for our Disney College Program interview series with a former parking attendant who let me in on a little secret that I can’t believe I hadn’t thought of in order to park for free at the parks. First of all, how much is it to Park at Disney World? Well, […]

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Is Disney Vacation Club Worth it?

08 December 2015

History of Timeshare & The Disney Vacation Club   Timeshare first originated in the 1960’s and was introduced to the United States by a ski resort owner who was trying to figure out a way to keep his hotel occupied during the slow season in the warmer months. Originally the idea behind timeshare was to […]

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Sally Christmas in July

22 July 2015

We’ve just received word from a source in Disney World’s entertainment department that Sally from the Nightmare Before Christmas will be out meeting guests this coming Saturday July 25 for a special Christmas in July event! Disney has not announced anything yet, so we aren’t sure whether or not she be out all day or […]

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DisneyQuest Main Entrance Ops

Cast Member Interview: Caitlin – Main Entrance Ops

24 March 2015

What was your role and in what location did you work? My role was Main Entrance Operations. Believe it or not, I worked at Downtown Disney! (Before my CP I had no idea there were any Main Entrance roles outside of the parks.) My roles were “admissions” at Downtown Disney West Side – I worked […]

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Cast Member Interview: Victoria – Quick Service Food & Beverage

22 March 2015

A special thanks to Victoria for volunteering to interview for the site about her experience in the Disney College Program. Check out what she had to say about her time living in Orlando and working in Quick Service Food and Beverage. What was your role and in what location did you work? My role was […]

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Rapunzel’s New Hairdo

11 January 2015

Rapunzel is best known for her long following blonde locks, which is why it was a no-brainer for Disney to carry the look over to the costumed character in the parks. Rapunzel’s wig weighs several pounds and is velcroed to the performers body. Unfortunately the added weight, which is mainly supported by the performers neck, […]

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Disney Traditions

What to Expect at Traditions and On-Boarding

23 August 2014

All cast members regardless of whether or not you’re working in a full time, part time, or college program role will have to participate in both on-boarding and the famous traditions class. When I was trying to learn more about what they do during on-boarding and traditions I wasn’t able to find a whole lot […]

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How to Buy Discount Tickets to Disney World

28 March 2014

It’s no secret that a trip to Disney is nothing short of expensive, but with a little bit of pre-planning you can save quite a bit of money by buying your tickets in advance through one of Orlando’s authorized discount ticket brokers. Reputable Discount Ticket Companies There are two major companies that specialize in discount […]

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Six Ways to Save Money at Disney World

17 March 2014

Check out our list of six tips on how you can save money on your next Disney World trip. 1. Book a Private Rental One of the easiest ways to save money is to book a private rental house or condo. You can find some awesome deals on places near Disney at rates much lower […]

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Anna and Elsa Moving to Princess Fairytale Hall

14 March 2014

We’ve received word from a reliable source within Disney’s entertainment department that Frozen’s Anna and Elsa will be moving to the Princess Fairytale Hall starting April 20th. Snow White will be moving to an outside meet and greet and the girls will be paired up with Princess Aurora for the meet and greet. As of […]

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