This repo contains the code to replicate the Scannel and Kurz Post on why huge swings in app growth might not always be good for Enrollment Managers.
One important note. I have no affiliation with S&K. I simply wanted to build upon a common idea and produce code so others can run and build upon this very important concept in Enrollment Management.
About I have been collecting and analyzing data along the lines of the S&K and post for a while now, but they beat me to the punch and did a great job highlighting an important point.
We were talking about admit rates at work, and as luck would have it, I saw the tweet below coming out of the Eduventures conference basically the same day.
More than 70% of American colleges accept everyone who applies. Only 200 colleges accept less than 50% of applicants #eac14 — Karlyn Borysenko (@KarlynMB) June 5, 2014
Because we can download full survey datasets from IPEDS, it’s fairly simple to hack something together fairly quickly to test this ourselves.