Predictive Modeling in Higher Education

The Weightlist Recap Driving in the Rear View: The Future Is Your Past

The Weightlist Recap Driving in the Rear View: The Future Is Your Past

For the seventh installment of The Weight List, Capture Higher Ed’s data science podcast, Dr. Thom Golden and Dr. Brad Weiner take on an excellent question…

New Tool Predicts Financial Aid Outcomes

New Tool Predicts Financial Aid Outcomes

Capture Higher Ed just unveiled Envision Financial Aid, a financial aid prediction tool that helps enrollment managers optimize aid amounts for each student in their prospective…

Microscholarships: A New Trend in Financial Aid

Microscholarships: A New Trend in Financial Aid

In the sixth installment of The Weight List, Dr. Thom Golden and Dr. Brad Weiner had a conversation with George Kirkland, co-founder of Raise.me, a…

The (not so) Magic Number 43

The (not so) Magic Number 43

Near the beginning of every episode of The WeightList Podcast, Capture Higher Ed’s podcast hosted by Drs. Thom Golden and Brad Weiner, the two data scientists each…

Capture Book Club: What We’re Reading, Vol. 1

Capture Book Club: What We’re Reading, Vol. 1

Learning something new is a three-step process that usually operates on its own timetable — meaning you can learn practically anything within a relatively short…

Analytics, Data Science, Big Data: Are We Talking About the Same Thing?

Analytics, Data Science, Big Data: Are We Talking About the Same Thing?

During a recent episode of The Weight List, Capture Higher Ed’s data science podcast, Dr. Thom Golden and Dr. Brad Weiner headed over to Bellarmine University…

Living In A Post-Theory World

Living In A Post-Theory World

In a recent episode of their podcast The Weight List, Capture Higher Ed data scientists, Dr. Thom Golden and Dr. Brad Weiner, had an informal,…

Can Artificial Intelligence Automate College Admissions?

Can Artificial Intelligence Automate College Admissions?

Artificial intelligence (A.I.) has been getting a lot of attention lately. Although variants of the technology have been around for decades, the excitement is driven…

What Is A Data Scientist?

What Is A Data Scientist?

This past fall, Capture Higher Ed’s very own Dr. Thom Golden and Dr. Brad Weiner debuted The Weight List, a podcast dedicated to data, enrollment…

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…