Raphael Laude
Raphael Laude,
Cornell ‘18
B.S.
Features Included
2
Essays
13
Schools
2
Scores
0
Advice
1
ECs
3
Sports

Background

Hometown San Francisco, California
GenderMale
EthnicityWhite Non-Hispanic
AdmissionRegular Decision
English First Language Yes
Other Language(s) Spoken French

Results, Essays, and Advice

Accepted
Waitlisted or Withdrew
Denied
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)  (Providence, RI)
  • University of California - Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)
  • University of California - Davis (Davis, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of California - Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
  • University of California - Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • Cooper Union (New York, NY)
  • Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
  • Stanford University (Stanford, CA)
  • Brown University (Providence, RI)
  • Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)
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Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)

Applied for a B.S. in

Accepted and Enrolled Legacy: Both Parents

School Specific Essays

School Specific Advice

More Essays

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Today I spoke to my grandmother Michèle over the phone. We talked about her husband Emmanuel’s health, our hopes to see each other soon, and my aspirations. To this she responded: “Raphaël, tu as du grain à moudre, si tu veux trouver ton chemin de lumière” Translated, this expression means, “Raphaël, you have grain to mill, if you want to find your illuminated path.” Besides my Mamichèle’s image of milling grain with mortar and...
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Supplemental Essay Unique question posed by school
684 Words
Full essay: Prompt: 650 Word Cap. Why are you excited about pursuing your chosen major in AAP? What specifically about AAP and Cornell University will help you fulfill your academic and creative interests and long term goals? I was first introduced to City and Regional Planning through Gary Hustwit’s documentary film, Urbanized, which discusses this profession. My first thought after seeing this documentary was: “I’m going to save the world, by being an urban designer!” I jumped around for...
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General Admissions Advice

High School Performance

GPA
3.85
(no specification of weighting)
Rank
Top 25%
 
High School TypeOther Private
Academic Performance in High School Low at first but improved
Explanation of Low Grades

Test Scores

Highest SAT
2020
 
SAT Score Details
 
Converted SAT Score1420

AP / IB Classes and Scores

Details1 classes and scores

Sports

SportsCross Country, Soccer, Track & Field

Extracurriculars

ActivitiesStudent Council / Government

Experience & Awards

How Spent Summers
Volunteer Experiences

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