Three Ways Advanced Analytics Help You Recruit and Retain Transfer Students

By Chris Lucier | January 12, 2021

Some of you have depended upon recruiting transfer students to achieve your institution’s undergraduate enrollment (UG) goals. You have a well-developed strategy with commensurate resources to manage the enrollment processes from the first contact to graduation. However, for [...]

Fred’s Five Predictions for Higher Education in 2021

By Fred Weiss | December 22, 2020

Those of you who know me personally or follow me on social know that I have worked in the higher ed and EdTech industries for 30 + years and that I am an avid reader and trend watcher. And as the President and CEO of a higher ed-focused advanced analytics company, which is in [...]

Delayed Results: The June 1 Enrollment Outlook

By Othot Partner Success Team | June 17, 2020

Another month has passed since we shared a post about May 1 enrollment trends among our higher ed partner institutions. Because of COVID-19, some schools officially shifted their admissions “Decision Day” to June 1 and others unofficially continued to accept deposits after May [...]

The Reality of Decision Day

By Othot Partner Success Team | May 20, 2020

Over the past couple of months, many higher ed institutions officially extended the traditional May 1 deadline for students to accept admission, and many others unofficially accepted decisions later than normal. The question on everyone’s mind – what’s the impact of that change [...]

The Shift from On-campus to Virtual Events: Out of Necessity Comes Opportunity

By Traci Roble | April 23, 2020

Plato is often credited with the quote, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” While the origination of this famous saying may be in question; the meaning is not. The coronavirus pandemic has certainly created a new framework that we have not only had to adapt to, but rapidly [...]

Othot Talks Higher Ed with Casey Green [video]

By Karlye Rowles | April 21, 2020

At our first Othot Talks Higher Ed, Fred Weiss, President and CEO of Othot, spoke to Casey Green, Founding Director of The Campus Computing Project. When Green and Weiss originally scheduled the interview, COVID-19 was just starting to impact campuses. Now, campuses are closed, [...]

Data and Analytics in a World of Virtual Campus Visits

By Ashton Black | April 15, 2020

In predictive modeling, if the input component (i.e. data) is poor, the output (i.e. predictions, insights) usually suffers. A good practice to ensure a higher quality input component is to collect the data in as detailed of a fashion as possible. This gives those who are [...]

Addressing Affordability Amid COVID-19 with Data and Analytics

By Zach Varga | April 14, 2020

Like many organizations and industries, your institution and the entire higher education community are facing significant challenges from the COVID-19 global pandemic. Whether you are trying to enroll your class or you are working to ensure your current student body retains and [...]
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