The Disney College Program in Florida has thousands of participants, whereas there are only a few hundred participants on the Disney College Program in California. That’s because the Walt Disney World Resort, located just outside Orlando, Florida, is much bigger than the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. Nonetheless, our Disney College Program participants on both…

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On Nov. 13, 2019, East Coast Disney Programs participants hit the red carpet for one of the most exciting events of the season – the Night of Stars Talent Competition! This night to remember featured 20 acts performing on the world-renowned House of Blues stage at Disney Springs. A wide array of talents and skills…

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There are a great number of reasons to be thankful for the Disney College Program. I know many people can attest to how the program has changed their lives, myself included! Here’s a few of the reasons why I’m thankful for the Disney College Program.  I am thankful for the experience it has given me.…

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“If you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you’ll learn things you never knew.” – Pocahontas   Moving away from home can be both exciting and intimidating at the same time. Moving in with one to seven other people is definitely something that takes work and active communication in order for you and your roommates to…

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Valentine’s Day is here and love is in the air! While the focus is usually on #couplegoals and date night ideas, you should also take this opportunity to treat yourself as well! For many spring arrivals, the first month or two can bring new challenges in work and housing. Use this holiday to re-center yourself…

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The holiday season is in full swing at Walt Disney World® Resort, and it’s a time of joy and high spirits. With American Thanksgiving around the corner, we wanted to showcase what exactly our participants were thankful for! From having the opportunity to make magic for families, to the many friendships gained while participating on…

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The Walt Disney Company has a knack for bringing characters to life that teach us lasting lessons. Whether it’s on paper, film or in person at one of our parks and resorts, these characters have a way of speaking to us all. Most recently, Walt Disney Studios has brought “Winnie the Pooh” back to the…

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For many of you, this is your first time on the program. After being accepted you’re bound to have some questions! We spoke to some current participants for some tips and advice. What better way to prepare than to hear it from those who are currently experiencing it? Whether you’re wondering about what to do…

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Your Disney Program is a moment in time you’re going to want to remember. When I started my first Disney Program, I went crazy trying to collect everything: pins, hats, t-shirts, plush – it became so overwhelming! After my program, I realized that my memories extended well beyond my hoards of Tsum Tsum plushes, and…

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