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Writing College Essays: How to Start with Action

When I updated my blog post, 3 Ways To Start An Interesting College Essay, I realized I had a lot to say about how you can use action to grab your reader’s attention. 1,149 more words

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Step 3: The Phone Interview

If you have made it this far, congratulations! Welcome to the most difficult part of the entire application process. The Disney College Program phone interview will consume your life from now until the recruiter hangs up with you. 617 more words


Negotiating an Aid Award

My apologies if this is a little down-to-the-wire. Then again, you might do better waiting until the last minute to negotiate an aid award. If you’re planning to do so, here are a few things you need to know. 314 more words

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Step 2: The Web-Based Interview

Congratulations! You’re application passed through the magical Disney computer system! Now the company wants to know if you’ll be a good fit. This is accomplished through the Web-Based Interview, or WBI. 391 more words


Update on IRS Data Retrieval Tool

If you have not yet filed the FAFSA for the coming school year, you may be stuck entering your income data manually. The IRS last week said they do not expect the Data Retrieval Tool to be available until the next FAFSA cycle begins in October, due to security concerns. 149 more words

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Tackling the Application Process & Being Open about a Disability: Part 1

Steve Bone is a Careers Consultant at Leeds University, he supports students applying for graduate opportunities and advises his careers colleagues on inclusivity. In this blog, he highlights observations of the additional challenges faced by students with disabilities and shares advice on how to overcome these.

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