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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 November 20, 2017
Episode 282

Helena will talk with a victim’s advocate and hear how she provides needed support to victims of crime so they can get through the traumatic period following the crime. Then Shawn will visit a children’s hospital where he meets a respiratory therapist.  He’ll learn about the some of the treatments he uses to help his patients breathe freely. It is important that judges make the best decision on a case.  Helena will talk with an attorney who assists a judge by researching the law as a judicial law clerk

Week of November 27, 2017
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 December 4, 2017
Episode 284

We’ll start by bringing you an encore of Alecsa’s interview from last season with an artist and owner of Zenspirations.  She uses her talent to design and market greeting cards, adult coloring books and other trendy creations. Then we’ll take a look back at Shawn’s visit to a UPS warehouse where he learned what it takes to land a job as a package handler or to drive one of those big brown delivery trucks.  We’ll also find out how baby plants get a healthy start when Helena meets up with a technician in a lab where she clones the tiny newbies from mother blocks.




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