Predictive Modeling in Higher Education

Top 3 Things You Should Know About Machine Learning

Top 3 Things You Should Know About Machine Learning

It’s not monolithic. It has strong advantages as well as important drawbacks. It will have major implications for what products will look like in the…

Why Enrollment Management Needs Machine Learning

Why Enrollment Management Needs Machine Learning

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…

Deciding Which College Fairs To Attend? Ask Predictive Models

Deciding Which College Fairs To Attend? Ask Predictive Models

A problem that emerges this time of year in admissions offices around the country involves invitations to college fairs hosted by various high schools. Are…

​Search Predictions: Predicting at the ZIP Code Level

​Search Predictions: Predicting at the ZIP Code Level

Capture Higher Ed has created a new product for making ​search predictions. It involves a machine learning approach that is similar to the way we…

Envision Success: How to Land More Applicants for the Same Money

Envision Success: How to Land More Applicants for the Same Money

Gannon University, a mid-sized Catholic university in Erie, Pa., has put their Envision Applicant model to good use, using the model to help get more…

When X = College Admissions: AI and The Inevitable

When X = College Admissions: AI and The Inevitable

Remember “The Clapper?” You’re ready to go to bed and, with two claps of your hands, the lights go out. In the morning, two claps…

How To Make Your Awarding Strategies Smarter

How To Make Your Awarding Strategies Smarter

We are proud of Envision, our highly accurate, comprehensive predictive engine for higher education. So the way we’ve talked about our Envision-powered financial aid models…

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…

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Big Data and Analytics

15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Big Data and Analytics

In 2016, Data Science Central, an online resource for those who work with big data, published a blog that listed 15 Astonishing Tweetable Facts About…

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…