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Episode 13 – Enrollment Goals and Half-Court Shots: You Cannot Have it All

Another Fall brings another set of enrollment goals to relentlessly pursue for many admissions teams across the nation. But how can data help delineate a stretch goal from a NBA half-court heave? In this episode of The Weightlist podcast, Thom and Brad walk through a deep dive of five years of Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) data to find out what happens when enrollment goals start canceling each other out. Want to nail your enrollment goals in May? This episode can help you set better goals in August.

Beers:

Thom: Schlafly The Saint Louis Brewery, St. Louis, MO, schlafly.com, Kölsch,https://untappd.com/b/schlafly-the-saint-louis-brewery-kolsch/1590

Brad: Grain Belt Brewery , New Ulm, MN, grainnbelt.com, Grain Belt Premium,https://untappd.com/b/august-schell-brewing-company-grain-belt-premium/14011

References:

Moody’s Investor Services Special Comment Report, Rising Student Applications Complicate College Enrollment Projections and Budgeting, October 2, 2014,http://45tkhs2ch4042kf51f1akcju.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Rising-Student-Applications-Complicate-College-Enrollment-Projections-Budgeting.pdf

Music:

Artist: Jason Shaw, http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jason_Shaw

Track: Words,http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jason_Shaw/Audionautix_Acoustic/WORDS______________________________2-35

Used under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States (CC BY 3.0 US) License, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us No revisions made.

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