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    I will be attending the Walt Disney World College program augustt to january anyone have any advice ? or want to have a disney meet on day while im there
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    all i can say is ur super lucky! I am planning on interviewing for the college program when I go to college and I can't wait!
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    Nice. Have a great time. I've done the CP twice myself. If you have any questions feel free to ask.
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    I am also going to be doing the cp from august to january what day do you arrive?
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    I will be in Disney May 16- Aug 10.
    Many as a kid (1986-1998)Aug 1998- Port OrleansMarch 2003- Jr Band Trip (offsite)Aug 2003- Port OrleansJan 12-Aug 5, 2005- CP (CS)Jan 1-5, 2006- AS Sports (solo)May 24, 2006-Jan 5, 2007- CP (CS)Jan 31-Feb 3, 2007- offsite (solo)March 1-3, 2007- Dad+ Me (offsite)May 16-Aug 10, 2007- CP (CS) Aug 10-12, 2007- GF/P&PMay 21- Aug 15, 2008- CP (PC)Aug 15-18, 2008- AKL!!Mar 25-29, 2009 (offsite)Aug 10, 2009-Jan 2, 2010- CP (CS)Jan 3-May 14, 2010- CP (CS)Feb 12-16, 2012: DCL DreamOct 20-27, 2012: DCL Fantasy (Eastern)Sept 8-12, 2013: DCL Dream Jan 20-24, 2014: DCL Magic Dec 3-6, 2014: DCL Wonder (for now)

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    Hey I'm doing the college program this coming August to January....I will be working Quick Service food....anyone ever done that job? I was pretty bummed when i found out about it so I want to know what your opinions about it are

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparrowni2010 View Post
    Hey I'm doing the college program this coming August to January....I will be working Quick Service food....anyone ever done that job? I was pretty bummed when i found out about it so I want to know what your opinions about it are
    I have never done it, but I know people who have said good things about it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joanna71985 View Post
    I have never done it, but I know people who have said good things about it.

    very good..thanks!



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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparrowni2010 View Post
    Hey I'm doing the college program this coming August to January....I will be working Quick Service food....anyone ever done that job? I was pretty bummed when i found out about it so I want to know what your opinions about it are
    I was an MKCP back in 1990. I worked in Fantasyland Foods right in the heart of the Magic Kingdom. To this day, that was the funnest, happiest, most rewarding job I have ever had. I wish I were still working there, and for what it is worth, I'm a Software Engineer but would love to still be working at Disney in food service.

    Trust me, you will have the best time of your life.

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    I've never done quick service food. I was a merchandise hostess for the Emporium in the Magic Kingdom. All that I can say is that is very tyring and somedays you will have to do things you don't like very much, but the experience of working for Disney and the friends you make during your stay are the best times I've ever had. I highly recommend it. Just remember not to drink from the clear cups at Pleasure Island if you are under 21!!

    And have fun, fun, fun and enjoy the parks as much as you can, you get free entry with your CP ID!!! This was the biggest perk I had during my program and I took advantage of it every day I had off (unless I was doing laundry, LOL).

    If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. I am more than glad to share my experience with you.
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    I won't be able to do the CP until 2009, I can't wait!

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