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10 April 2009 @ 05:56 pm
 
Just a few Basics!

1) Your name: Jennie
2) What you prefer to go by: Either Jen or Jennie is perfect. :)
3) Age: 19
4) Where are you from: Morris County, New Jersey
5) Where do you go to school: SUNY University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY)
6) What year are you in: Freshman!
7) Your major: Psychology with a minor in education
8) How did you hear about the program: There was a stretch of time when my family went to WDW every August and probably in talking to a cast member, but honestly, I have no clue. I just know I've wanted to do this forever!


A little more in depth about you!

1) Favorite genres of music: I like everything: country, pop, broadway, R&B, classical, Hawaiian, techno, oldies, 70's and 80's, anything acoustic, folk, Swedish pop, really, I like everything. :P
2) Favorite bands/singers: Nickel Creek, John Mayer, Brand New, The Kooks..The list goes on. :)
3) Favorite movies: Miracle, by far. :D
4) Hobbies: Hockey, hockey and more hockey :P, photography, traveling, meditating
5) Favorite food: Chicken fingers and cotton candy. Healthy, I know. :D
6) An interesting fact: I have no clue what I want to do after I graduate, but I know that I have to be working in either one of the Disney parks in the states. I know that the CP will be a good start. :)
7) Good qualities: Intuitive, caring, outgoing
8) Bad qualities: Impatient, I have a short attention span
9) Favorite Books/Authors: When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron


Disney things!

1) Favorite Movie: MIRACLE! It was a Disney-produced movie! But aside from that, definitely Beauty and the Beast
2) Favorite Character: Goofy
3) Have you ever been to the parks: Yeah: WDW- 10 times, Disneyland-5 or so times
4) What park is your favorite: Disneyland. It's like a huge Magic Kingdom. :)
5) Favorite ride: Space Mountain in Disneyland/Rock 'n Roller Coaster
6) Favorite song: The Illuminations theme song or When Somebody Loves You from Toy Story 2

Program questions!

1) Have you interviewed yet: Nope! It's on Monday at 7:40. I'm super nervous! :-/
2) If so, have you gotten your letter/been emailed: N/A
3) Roles you applied for: Merchandise, attractions, hospitality
4) Where do you want to live: Chatham, I think.
5) Are you bringing a car: I don't know yet

I'm SO excited! :) For everyone that's interviewed, when do we find out we got in? Also, do we choose where we want to live, and how do we find out the difference? I heard a lot about Chatham but nothing about the other housing places.
 
 
 
Truthful Christmas Red: Disneyneonkittens143 on April 10th, 2009 10:42 pm (UTC)
you'll find out anywhere from a week after your interview to several weeks. I found out in about 10 days that I got in.

you'll also be able to request your preference of where you'd like to live, and how many roommates you would like to live with in your apartment (1-4 rooms), but that might not be fully decided until you get down there (I'm not for sure on this, it's my first time in the college program!)

I've heard Chatham is nice too, Patterson is also nice, but has no bus stop, so you have to walk to Chatham to catch the bus (it's across the street, so it's not too far of a walk). and Vista is the party place from what I've heard...

hope that helped! :)
Jennie: california dreamingx_jerseygirl on April 12th, 2009 08:27 pm (UTC)
Oh, wow! Thanks for info. I'd much rather be close to the bus stop. And thanks for the info about Vista. I like to party but I'd rather not live there, you know? Wow, you know a lot! How did you learn all that? :P
Truthful Christmas Red: Disneyneonkittens143 on April 12th, 2009 09:59 pm (UTC)
I've been reading a lot of things like messageboards, and college program groups on facebook, they're very helpful! :)
alldreamsdie85alldreamsdie85 on April 10th, 2009 11:36 pm (UTC)
Hi Jennie! Welcome to the community. Good luck with your interview tomorrow. just remember to sound cheerful and know what 5$ - (3 x 1.50$) = and what you'd do if a guest who is obviously very excited wants to ride thunder mountain when you're working there but the guest isn't tall enough.

As for a time frame, I attended the seminar 3/12, interviewed 3/14 and got an email that my application is processing and I will find out in 4-6weeks on 3/23. I haven't heard anything else yet so . . . I have my fingers crossed!
Jennie: shaks fan in jerseyx_jerseygirl on April 12th, 2009 08:30 pm (UTC)
Great, thanks for all that information! I've worked in retail forever so hopefully when they ask that question, I'll be able to answer quick enough. I didn't take a math this semester so hopefully it won't be a big fail. :P
Jovanie: disney cars guidonicachick007 on April 29th, 2009 08:19 pm (UTC)
haha I got both of those questions, thought they asked about Space Mountain, and I have a real soft spot for kids and was like awwwwwwwwww don't want to let them down!