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    questions about eligibility

    Ok, i know this is going to sound completly redundant, but i just need to clear up these issues while my head is in a good place. Is it possible to do the College Program after you graduate? For example, i graduate college in the spring of 2012. Would it be possible for me to do it during the Fall of 2012, if i applied during the spring of 2012? Would i still be able to do it if i wasnt in college during the Fall of 2012?
    I just need to figure thos all out now, so that i am able to determine how it will all fit into my completely packed schedule for the next 3 years. ANY answers to this would be EXTREMELY appreciated!
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    Re: questions about eligibility

    of course!, if you waited until the next semester that would be bad. Also take a look at the professional internship as well.
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    Re: questions about eligibility

    You have to be in college. I was going to do it in the spring of 2010. I graduated in Spring of '09 and I thought I was going to be able to do the Professional internships.

    The internship website said I MUST be a junior or senior in college, so I was unable to do the CP progam
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    Re: questions about eligibility

    See, now im still confused, becuase you both gave me answers (thank you!), but they're two different ones. Maybe i was just a little unclear. When i want to go, the Fall of 2012, i will no longer be in college. However, i have heard that i would still be able to go, because i would have applied while i was still a senior. Im very confused
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    Re: questions about eligibility

    I would call and ask. I was no longer in college when I wanted to apply. So maybe that is how I viewed it If you are still in college when you apply you might be able to go
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    Re: questions about eligibility

    maybe i will call. Thank you for answering though!
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    Re: questions about eligibility

    I was told that you need at least one semester left of school to do it. So you can't do it just after finishing school, but you could do it in your last year I guess. I didn't know about it until my last year of my undergrad so it was too late

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    Re: questions about eligibility

    Actually, you CAN do the CP after you graduate as long as you are a student when you apply. I know, because that is what I am currently doing now. I am on Fall 2009, but I graduated in July. And I was able to do the CP after graduating, because I was still in school when I applied (back in Jan).
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    Re: questions about eligibility

    yes you will still be able to apply. I am graduating December 2009 and have applied and been excepted for the Spring 2010 program

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    Smile Re: questions about eligibility

    Hey guys, so i have a couple questions...

    I recently applied for the 2010 spring program, and am really hoping I get the oppurtunity to participate. I'm going to my presentation on Thursday, and am super excited about that. What are the next steps in the process after I participate in the presentation? Is there anything else I can do in the mean time? Also, I was told by someone that they thought I might be too old to be invited into the program. I'm 21, enrolled in school, and will turn 22 next month. Is there an age cut off? I'm really hoping this dream can come true, so please respond if you have any good info for me!

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    Re: questions about eligibility

    who ever told you that you would be too old, doesn't know what they are talking about, one of my best friends on the CP was 27. as to your first question, i am not sure, because i went through the application process online.

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    Re: questions about eligibility

    oh thats super good news then! Hey, so in the program, you live in dorms right? Are the dorms located on the WDW property?

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    Re: questions about eligibility

    Quote Originally Posted by horchata View Post
    Hey guys, so i have a couple questions...

    I recently applied for the 2010 spring program, and am really hoping I get the oppurtunity to participate. I'm going to my presentation on Thursday, and am super excited about that. What are the next steps in the process after I participate in the presentation? Is there anything else I can do in the mean time? Also, I was told by someone that they thought I might be too old to be invited into the program. I'm 21, enrolled in school, and will turn 22 next month. Is there an age cut off? I'm really hoping this dream can come true, so please respond if you have any good info for me!

    -nick
    The next steps include doing an online application/interview thing, then there is the phone interview. After that, comes the wait period.

    And no, there is no age limit to doing the CP (you just have to be 18+). I know plenty of older adults who have done the CP (and I am 24, and on the CP).

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    oh thats super good news then! Hey, so in the program, you live in dorms right? Are the dorms located on the WDW property?
    No. The CP apartments are technically not on Disney property.
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    Re: questions about eligibility

    Sorry it took me so long, but THANK YOU all for answering my questions!!! I plan on applying during the spring of 2012, in hopes of being accepted for the Fall of 2012. Hopefully it will work out!
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