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An open letter to the next generation of CPs

To the next generation of College Program students, My Disney College Program is now over, and the torch is being passed to you. This experience can be the best or worst 5-8 months of your college life: it all just depends on how you look at it. So whether you ...

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Working for Walt: Holidays and reflection

So, a few weeks back I wrote an article discussing how Christmas time is the busiest time of the year at Walt Disney World. That statement is proving to be 100 percent true. These past few weeks have been filled with long shifts, working six days a week (as opposed ...

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Working for Walt: things I’ve learned from my first visit home

So this week I’ve had the opportunity to come home and visit Clarksville, take a little break from Disney and really absorb all of the ways that my life in Orlando is different from my life in Clarksville. So, here are a few of the things I’ve learned: Surprises are ...

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Working for Walt: Star Wars is taking over

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… Or, rather, an undetermined amount of time ago, somewhere within the heart of the Walt Disney Company: a plan was devised to bring the Star Wars universe alive within Hollywood Studios. This is something that I’ve been so excited to ...

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Working for Walt: The busiest time of the year

Forget summer vacation, spring break and three day holidays. Any Disney cast member will tell you that the busy season is from Thanksgiving to the new year. Families that have saved all year-long for the winter vacation of a lifetime flock to Walt Disney World for a Christmas celebration unlike ...

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