Category: Predictive Modeling in Higher Education

Introducing: The Dejargonizer

Introducing: The Dejargonizer

Pop quiz: If you were to get the following email, would you know what to do? ** Brad, My SQL transistor is down, our only…

Eight Questions To Ask Your Predictive Modeler

Eight Questions To Ask Your Predictive Modeler

A lack of competition in the market tends to favor long-standing, entrenched products and services. Just a few years ago, taxis were the only way…

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 5

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 5

(This is Part 5 of a series looking at how enrollment predictions are putting higher education institutions at risk. Don’t miss our previous entries, the…

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 4

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 4

(This is Part 4 of a series highlighting some of the ways enrollment predictions are putting higher education institutions in peril. Don’t miss our previous…

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 3

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 3

(Welcome to Part 3 of a series we’re calling How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business. Don’t miss our previous entries, the (Series…

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 2

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 2

(The following is a Part 2 of a series on how the strategic enrollment management industry is putting higher education at risk. Be sure to…

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 1

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business: Part 1

(The following is a Part 1 of a series on how the strategic enrollment management industry is putting higher education at risk. You can read…

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business

How Enrollment Predictions Are Driving Colleges Out Of Business

(The following is an introduction to a five-part series on how the strategic enrollment management industry is putting higher education at risk.) Strategic enrollment management…

Data Considerations for Predictive Admissions Products Part 2

Data Considerations for Predictive Admissions Products Part 2

Part 2—Measurement and Coding The following is Part 2 of a two-part blog series overviewing four components of good and bad quality data for predictive…

Being Less Wrong: The Competitive Advantage of Machine Learning

Being Less Wrong: The Competitive Advantage of Machine Learning

We have chosen a difficult prediction problem. We predict the future in an ever-changing market, using inconsistent institutional data that were collected for other purposes.…