Have 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 career counselors, drug counselors, Lipizzaner stallion trainers and special effects wizards, 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 and Gracey 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!
Week of May 18, 2015
We’ll get a glimpse into some of the job opportunities in the fast-paced TV news industry when Shawn meets up with the news director at a TV station. Then Gracey will visit a concierge pediatrician who is providing better care for his patients with a new spin on old-fashioned medicine. Finally, Shawn will visit a preschool and childcare center where he meets the director who shares with him some of her duties working with parents, teachers and little tots.
Week of May 25, 2015
Gracey will meet a neuropsychologist who uses integrative medicine - one of the latest trends in healthcare - in treating her patients. And Shawn will introduce us to an engineer who researches and develops products to increase power efficiency around municipalities. Then Gracey will take us to ECHO, a farm that works to equip people around the world with skills and resources to efficiently grow crops and reduce hunger.
Week of June 1, 2015
We’re going to revisit Shawn’s interview with a self made man who started a successful hotel empire and, just as importantly, values giving back to others. He has an amazing and inspiring story. We’ll also take a look back at Gracey’s interview with an actuary and see how they use statistics to determine the chance of uncertain future events, such as hurricanes or automobile accidents, when calculating insurance rates.
And you’ve heard of day care centers where kids have a set routine, including playtime and naptime. We’re going to get an encore of Shawn’s visit to a doggie day care and see they follow a similar routine!