Category: Predictive Modeling in Higher Education

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…

​Data Considerations for Predictive Admissions Products

Part 1—Time and Pools (The following is Part 1 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.…

The Art and Science of the Data-Driven Search

The Art and Science of the Data-Driven Search

Movies with military themes always seem to get me.  Maybe it's just because I am a guy and all the guns and explosions hold my…