Full Name: Walter Mancia

Hometown: Los Angeles

School: UCSF

Program: PhD in BMS


Hello, I'm Walter. I came from Honduras at the age of 17 to work in Los Angeles. I attended adult school shortly after turning 18 to learn English. For more details read the story below.


Fun Fact:

I can levitate.

What advice would you give to future undocumented students applying to graduate programs?

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.-Philip Stanhope