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Real Life 101Have you ever wondered what you might want to do for the rest of your life?  Have you thought about your "dream job?" Do you have any idea what it takes to get there? Are you headed in the right direction?

Real Life 101 introduces you to real people doing real jobs.  From doctors, lawyers and veterinarians to fashion designers, sports trainers, music therapists, to college and professional coaches,  Real Life 101 takes you "on the job" so you can see for yourself why these professionals love what they do. Learn about jobs you might not know even existed!

Join hosts Jillian, Shawn, Helena and Alecsa every week as they explore new professions in the exciting world of work. It's a half-hour of thought-provoking, eye-opening fun and entertainment!

Rated High for Educational Content by the
University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center.  

Where can you find Real Life 101?

Our show is syndicated, which means it may appear on many different TV stations on different days at different times. Check your local listings to find out exactly when and where Real Life 101 appears in your area; we recommend starting with our Station List to give your search a jump start!

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Coming Up on RL101

Episode Guide >

Week of August 20, 2018
Episode 283

Shawn will meet a cardiac intensive care nurse and get some insight into the challenges she faces and rewards she receives working with her pediatric patients. Then Helena will talk with a Coast Guard recruiter and learn about some of the exciting career opportunities available and what it takes to get into this branch of the military. And for those of you who love shooting videos, stick around for Shawn’s interview with a chief photographer from a TV station. He’ll tell Shawn how he captures the videos that tell the story of the day’s news.

Week of August 27, 2018
Episode 290 - SEASON PREMIERE!

Today marks our 19th season of Real Life 101. But before we jump in the new careers that our crew is preparing for you, we thought we’d bring back some of the episodes of which many of our viewers have requested encores.  We’ll start by revisiting Helena’s interview with an actress and see how she found her niche in this highly competitive industry.  Ever wonder how maps are made in this digital age? We’ll show you when we bring back Shawn’s meeting with a cartographer. He shared with him how his career in mapmaking has changed over the years. Plus, we’ll take you back to Helena’s interview with an award winning pet groomer and learn how she transforms dirty dogs into beautifully groomed pooches... because who can resist a cute pup?






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