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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 December 11, 2017
Episode 285

You asked and we listened. Today, we’re going to revisit some of the most popular interviews that Alecsa did last season! We’ll start off at a hospital where she met with a radiation oncologist and learn how he uses advances in medicine and technology to treat cancer patients. Then we will revisit her interview with a character artist who designed some of the fami Disney merchandise you see in stores and at the Disney parks and resorts. Plus, we’ll take you back to her discussion with a woman who, after she lost her husband at a young age, realized she had a gift to offer of herself.  She started a non-profit organization to empower other widows.

Week of December 18, 2017
Episode 286

We’ll revisit Alecsa’s interview with a woman who is the CFO, COO and deputy director of the Florida Bar Foundation.  Will see what she does with all those interesting titles.  Then we’ll take you back to Shawn’s visit with a nail technician and find out how she uses her steady hand to make people’s fingers and toes beautiful. We’ll also bring you an encore of Alecsa’s interview with a licensed massage therapist and learn how massage is not just for relaxation but it also helps the body heal.

Week of December 25, 2017
Episode 287

We’ll start by bringing back Shawn’s interview with a Special Agent for IRS Criminal Investigation. Her job is to catch people involved in financial crimes such as money laundering and tax fraud.Then we’ll return to the dentist office where we give you an encore of Alecsa’s visit with a general dentist.  You’ll see what he spends most of his time doing and why he loves working with families. And for you sports enthusiasts, we’ll take you to the basketball court where Shawn met up with an NCAA basketball referee. We’ll learn how he got his job and what goes into officiating college games.




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