DENVER (CBS4)– Denver Public Schools is taking an extra step to help prepare students for life after high school.

On Friday, DPS opened a new Future Center at High Tech Early College.

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At the center, students can get help applying for college, learn about financial aid and learn about certificate and vocational programs.

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The Future Center is already making a difference in one student’s life.

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“Now that we have this big place where I can go and talk to people who are educated on the matter, that’s their job, it’s going to be a lot easier for me to get resources,” said high school senior Tru Chapman.

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There are now 14 future centers serving 21 high schools in DPS.