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Raising Incoming Class Quality Standards

July 24, 2018

Often admissions teams feel pressure to increase dollars, quality, and headcount all at once. We can help you achieve multiple goals, simultaneously, however, this message will focus on the goal of class quality, perceived by SAT/ACT scores and...

Wrangling Your Discount Rate, Increasing Net Total Revenue

July 17, 2018

Often admissions teams feel pressure to increase dollars, quality, and headcount all at once. We can help you achieve multiple goals, simultaneously, however, this posting will focus on the goal of revenue.

Financial Aid Leveraging: Part 1 of Our Best Methods

July 16, 2018

Maguire Associates was the first and is one of the only financial aid leveraging firms to provide individualized awarding – that is, we develop a model based on your past enrollment data to optimize your awarding on a per-student basis. From this...

Many Returns with Financial Aid Leveraging

July 10, 2018

Financial aid leveraging is important regardless of your admissions goals. Whether you’re aiming to increase net total revenue, minimize an inflating discount rate, capture high-quality students who have alternative opportunities, boost enrollment...

The Origins of Enrollment Management

July 03, 2018

These days every person employed by an admissions team knows the practice of enrollment management, but in 1976, that phrase was unfamiliar and generally unpracticed. While Dean of Admissions at Boston College, Jack Maguire, Chair of Maguire...

Obtain Your Class Through Individualized Yield Modeling

June 08, 2018

Large publics, highly selective institutions, and schools that do not use financial aid leveraging cannot rely on that tool to shape an incoming class. For that portion of the higher education market, being able to predict yield at a granular level...

GDPR is here!

June 05, 2018

Europe's wide-reaching GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) went into effect on May 25th, 2018, and we've been fielding questions from clients and colleagues about this law. The full regulation and all parts can be read here, but you might find...

Use Predictive Modeling to Improve Student Recruitment

May 21, 2018

 

Our predictive modeling service for optimizing student recruitment offers data analysis, research, and consulting from the earliest stage of the enrollment life-cycle, up through the point of application. Using quantitative analysis and our...

WEBINAR: International Student Recruitment in 2018

May 17, 2018

Jim Panos, Senior Vice President of our strategic partner EduCo, presented his experiences and findings from international travel and research this year. Our 30-minute webinar and the slides from the presentation are available to download by...

Our Secondary and Private Elementary School Offerings

February 27, 2018

Maguire Associates is a research-based consulting firm that serves educational institutions. We’ve been in the business for over 35 years, during which time we’ve provided our clients with the customized insights needed to make strategic decisions...