Predictive Modeling in Higher Education

What Is A Data Scientist?

What Is A Data Scientist?

Int he Fall of 2016, Capture Higher Ed’s very own Dr. Thom Golden and Dr. Brad Weiner debuted The Weight List, a podcast dedicated to…

Accurate Enrollment Predictions Make For Smarter Decisions

Accurate Enrollment Predictions Make For Smarter Decisions

Last year, Capture Higher Ed released higher education’s first ensemble predictive model — Envision. Unique to the enrollment management industry, the higher education predictive model engine combines machine-learning…

How To Soup Up the Industry’s Most Advanced Predictive Engine

How To Soup Up the Industry’s Most Advanced Predictive Engine

Capture Higher Ed’s predictive modeling engine, Envision, is the most advanced in the enrollment management industry. And it just got some extra horsepower thanks to…

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…