P2P is a research based event. All decisions are purposeful and strategic based on data. Additionally, the Center for Educational Research and Evaluation at the University of Mississippi is conducting a study of the impact of P2P on the various stakeholders. The study focuses on the 2015 P2P Gulf Coast participants. The research team is in the process of delivering the short-term impact results, while tracking a sample of the population over a ten-year period for longitudinal results.