Life after High School
Ombudsman Chicago staff and community partners work with students to ensure they have plans for the future before they graduate.
All students participate in grade-level seminar courses which help them to explore and prepare for their post-secondary plans. Ombudsman High Schools work in conjunction with CPS through school links to prepare all students for graduation and beyond. Students will learn to write resumes, cover letters, complete job applications, college applications, FAFSA applications, apply for scholarships and more.
Ombudsman Chicago offers financial aid workshops at all campuses during the school year and helps parents fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form during parent nights. Ombudsman Chicago also works with local businesses, colleges and universities, and Ladder Up, a local non-profit, to support students as they plan for the future.