Category: Predictive Modeling in Higher Education

Envision Success: Real-World Accuracy

Envision Success: Real-World Accuracy

Last spring, the scientists in Capture Labs — the technology development team of Capture Higher Ed — started building applicant models for our partner universities…

A Simple Primer on Predictive Modeling

A Simple Primer on Predictive Modeling

Sometimes it’s good to stop, take a deep breath, and get down to brass tacks — in this case, the basics of predictive modeling in…

Is Enrollment Prediction Experiencing a Flattened Innovation Curve?

Is Enrollment Prediction Experiencing a Flattened Innovation Curve?

Given the critical importance of accurate predictions, it is alarming that the lion’s share of prediction methodology used by enrollment managers is (charitably) decades old,…

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…