Data-Analysis Programs That Help Retain Students Are Gaining Traction at Colleges

Darren Hauck for The Chronicle

A program that uses predictive analytics at the U. of Wisconsin at Oshkosh helped Callie Blakey, a first-generation student, improve her study habits during her freshman year. She’s now a junior active in several honor societies.
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Neither of Callie S. Blakey’s parents has a bachelor’s degree, and when she set off to the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh, a couple of hours from home, she worried about how she’d do. But a program there was set up to make sure she...

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