Jim McGinley, PhD earned his PhD in Quantitative Psychology with a minor in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH). He has obtained funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations. His research has been published in varied journals focused on psychology, substance use, and statistics. He is dedicated to effectively disseminating knowledge to wide-ranging audiences and his efforts in these areas (e.g., research presentations and teaching) have earned multiple awards. Jim takes great pride in his ability to bridge the gap between quantitative methods and applied research. In doing so, he helps his clients identify and implement the best analytical solutions for rigorously evaluating research hypotheses. Most importantly, Jim’s core objective is to help each student reach their academic goals in a timely manner while minimizing stress, frustration, and anxiety. He has also been known to do the impossible – make statistics fun!