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Joe Dorri, although formally a failing high school student, graduated in the top 69 among two million California college students and was recognized for his academic achievement, leadership, and service by the California State Legislator. He graduated with a degree in psychology from USC and later earned a Master of Arts in Education. Joe is also the recipient of the Most Promising Future Educator Scholarship by the Santa Clarita Retired Teachers’ Association and the Ed Walsh Service Award by the honors society Alpha Gamma Sigma. He has started and lead various student organizations and participated in an internship and a research assistantship while in college. He is also the mentee of (1) William G. Wagner, who inaugurated several successful programs at the University of Southern California and is the mentee of Nobel Laureates Richard Feynman and Murray Gell-Mann (2) Phil Zimbardo, who is an internationally renowned psychologist known for his work on heroism and the Stanford Prison Experiment, and (3) Noam Chomsky, one of the founding fathers of cognitive science, a pioneer in linguistics, and a world peace advocate. He has over 17 years mentoring youth, is a psychology instructor, the founder and president of The Good Student and the author of The Good Student: How to Take Control of Your College Years. “It has the potential of creating a tailwind in college for those who read it.” ―Dr. Frank Chang, USC’s Head of Registrar and Professor of Education