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 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, Gracey 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!
Week of January 16, 2017
First up, we’ll take a look back at Alecsa’s interview with a man who has a passion for neighborhood revitalization and empowering its residents. She found out his strategy is different from just providing a handout. Then, we’ll revisit Shawn’s meeting with an estate planning attorney. They discussed how he works with his clients to have their affairs in order and wishes met for their inevitable passing. And last, but not least, we’ll head back to the public works building where Alecsa spoke with a traffic engineer. She learned what they do to deal with growing congestion on our roads and how they keep traffic moving smoothly.
Week of January 23, 2017
By popular demand, today we’re going to start the season off with our viewer’s favorite episode from last season. If you are a football player in high school or college and aspire to make it in the NFL, you’ll want to tune in! Gracey will find out what your chances are of making it to the NFL and what the draft process is like. We’ll also get a look into the daily routine of the football players and coaches along with some great advice.
Week of January 30, 2017
Today, we’re going to bring back some viewer favorites from last season. Though they may seem totally different, they have one thing in common: They are all careers in the medical field. We’ll start by taking a look back at Shawn’s interview with a plastic surgeon and see how the work he does helps his patients feel better about themselves. Torn between a music career and a career in the health industry? We’ll show you how you can do both when we give you an encore of Alecsa’s interview with a Music Therapist. The applications for 3D printing are amazing. We’ll bring you back Shawn’s interview with an engineering student. He’s part of an innovative team that uses 3D printing to create prosthetic arms for children (EnablingTheFuture.org, Limbitless-Solutions.org)