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    Explain? :(

    Alrighty, I'm going to get into my community college in the fall semester. I want to join the WDWCP in the Spring Advantage which would be in August, no?
    I read in the website that you'll have to be in college and completed one year of college to participate, would that mean I cannot join the program yet? Or could I?



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    Fall semester is the Fall program. Spring semester starts in January, they follow college semesters. Fall generally starts in Mid-August and goes through early January. Mid January through mid May is Spring. You can tack on the summer to either fall or spring if you really want to.

    I wonder if that changed. I thought you had to only have one semester under your belt to go into the program. I may just be remembering incorrectly.
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    I believe you only have to complete your first semester of your first year. Thats what I am doing right now.
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    I'm almost certain that you have to be at least a sophomore, but I could be wrong or it could have changed. I'm thinking that because I too attend a community college (graduating next Saturday, Yipee!!!) and I wanted to do it my second semester of my freshmen year. Then I found out about that rule, so I decided to wait until my second semester of my junior year.

    Like I said, it could have changed or I could be wrong. It wouldn't be the first time!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ElectroDiscox View Post
    Alrighty, I'm going to get into my community college in the fall semester. I want to join the WDWCP in the Spring Advantage which would be in August, no?
    I read in the website that you'll have to be in college and completed one year of college to participate, would that mean I cannot join the program yet? Or could I?



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    The Spring Advantage starts in Jan. The program that starts in Aug would be the Fall program.

    To do the CP, you just need to be 18+ years old, have completed just one semester, be in good standing with your school, and have a good personal record. Good luck!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiffany2006 View Post
    I believe you only have to complete your first semester of your first year. Thats what I am doing right now.
    Quote Originally Posted by mattj4226 View Post
    I'm almost certain that you have to be at least a sophomore, but I could be wrong or it could have changed. I'm thinking that because I too attend a community college (graduating next Saturday, Yipee!!!) and I wanted to do it my second semester of my freshmen year. Then I found out about that rule, so I decided to wait until my second semester of my junior year.

    Like I said, it could have changed or I could be wrong. It wouldn't be the first time!
    You only have to have done 1 semester. So you can apply during your first semester, and go down after it ends. That's what I did. I applied during my first semester in school, and went down for Spring 2005.
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    You mean I could have already started my career with Disney!!! Oh well, told ya' that I could be wrong. I've got to make up for lost time next year!
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    Yes.

    Maybe I will see you. I hope to do my 5th CP next May.
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    Me Too (assuming I get accepted)!!! We'll have to look for each other when the time comes.
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    Definitely!
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    Thank you everyone for the great help!

    Hope to see some people there!
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