Category: Predictive Modeling in Higher Education

Every College Uses A Predictive Model … Whether They Know It Or Not

Every College Uses A Predictive Model … Whether They Know It Or Not

Every admissions office uses a predictive model. That’s a bold statement, but it’s true. Sure, plenty of schools don’t contract with a vendor to build…

‘No Free Lunch’: Predicting Outcomes for Modern Enrollment Managers

‘No Free Lunch’: Predicting Outcomes for Modern Enrollment Managers

Most higher education consultancies rely on a toolbox of prediction methods that belongs to social science. These prediction tools are good for explaining why certain…

How Do Predictive Engines Work in Higher Ed?

How Do Predictive Engines Work in Higher Ed?

We know that Envision, Capture Higher Ed's cutting-edge predictive engine for higher education, makes predictions. We know that Envision needs student record data to make…

How to Stop Worrying and Start Loving Machine Learning

How to Stop Worrying and Start Loving Machine Learning

When people hear the words “artificial intelligence” or “machine learning” they start to get nervous. They see visions of robots taking over the earth and…

Predictions for Higher Ed — How Capture’s Envision Saves Time and Money

Predictions for Higher Ed — How Capture’s Envision Saves Time and Money

The standard in enrollment predictive modeling is to make predictions for higher ed institutes  from the prospect pool on who is going to enroll. Yet…

Are Discounting Strategies Sustainable Long Term?

Are Discounting Strategies Sustainable Long Term?

The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) released a 2016 Tuition Discounting Study last year. The discounting strategies study, which surveys scholarship and…

Capture Enrollment Predictions 98% Accurate Across Partners

Capture Enrollment Predictions 98% Accurate Across Partners

Once again, the enrollment predictions generated by Envision, Capture Higher Ed’s next-generation predictive engine for higher education, have proven to be highly accurate. For the…

Pay Attention to  Prospective Students Who are Paying Attention to You

Pay Attention to Prospective Students Who are Paying Attention to You

A prominent theory in enrollment management hinges on a vivid typology of the Gen Z prospective students as existing in a state of perpetual distraction.…

From Retail to Farming: The Long Reach of AI

From Retail to Farming: The Long Reach of AI

“Is any industry beyond the long reach of Artificial Intelligence?” asks the experience management company Qualtrics. Of course, this question would seem to answer itself.…

Begin At The Beginning: What Are Data Scientists Anyway?

Begin At The Beginning: What Are Data Scientists Anyway?

In Fall 2016, Capture Higher Ed data scientists, Dr. Thom Golden and Dr. Brad Weiner, debuted The Weightlist Podcast, a show dedicated to data science, higher education,…