If you’re a high school senior who’s been diligently scouring the Common Application searching for college-specific essay questions, you may have come across this particular prompt: “Who in your life is depending on you? What are they depending on you for?” This question is brand new this year, and it was made available to all Common App member colleges as a “bank question” for use on their supplements. Find out if your colleges require this question, and how to best answer it, on the College Coach Insider blog at blog.getintocollege.com.

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