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Jon Boeckenstedt
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Attended University of Maryland University College
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Enrollment at Women's Colleges, 2005 to 2013
Sweet Briar College in Virginia recently announced, to the shock of many in higher education, that it would be closing at the end of this spring, 2015 term .  As often happens when a college decides to close, those who are or were close to it rally the troo...
Sweet Briar College in Virginia recently announced, to the shock of many in higher education, that it would be closing at the end of this spring, 2015 term.  As often happens when a college decides to close, those who are or ...
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+Ray Brown here is the data I mentioned
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Does Ethnicity Determine Where You Go to College?
The answer to the headline, of course, is "no."  Race is not determinant of where you go to college, but race--or more probably the factors that vary with race and ethnicity--may influence your college choice set, which can, of course, influence where you g...
The answer to the headline, of course, is "no."  Race is not determinant of where you go to college, but race--or more probably the factors that vary with race and ethnicity--may influence your college choice set, which can, ...
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Endowments Over Time
Is it true that the rich get richer, as suggested by a recent Washington Post article discussing college endowments?  Probably. But what's more interesting is the pecking order in the world of endowments, and how it's changed (or not) over the last decade o...
Is it true that the rich get richer, as suggested by a recent Washington Post article discussing college endowments?  Probably. But what's more interesting is the pecking order in the world of endowments, and how it's changed...
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Pell Grants, Test Scores, and Graduation Rates
The graph below shows the relationship between SAT scores and college graduation rates for US colleges and universities. As expected, schools with high test scores have high graduation rates. Also, a surprising number of US schools have six-year graduation ...
The graph below shows the relationship between SAT scores and college graduation rates for US colleges and universities. As expected, schools with high test scores have high graduation rates. Also, a surprising number of US s...
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Alan,

Excellent concepts, well explained, great pace and very informative. Thanks so much.

Ken
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My blog post on that question on the application
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Does Ethnicity Determine Where You Go to College?
The answer to the headline, of course, is "no."  Race is not determinant of where you go to college, but race--or more probably the factors that vary with race and ethnicity--may influence your college choice set, which can, of course, influence where you g...
The answer to the headline, of course, is "no."  Race is not determinant of where you go to college, but race--or more probably the factors that vary with race and ethnicity--may influence your college choice set, which can, ...
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A Look at Federal Loans for Students
We hear all the time about the student loan bubble.  Is it a problem?  Like most things, it depends on how you look at it.  Here is data viewed from a very high level, without the benefit of being able to drill down. It shows the status of the government's ...
We hear all the time about the student loan bubble.  Is it a problem?  Like most things, it depends on how you look at it.  Here is data viewed from a very high level, without the benefit of being able to drill down. It shows...
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Yes, Your Yield Rate is Falling
A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education pointed out the things colleges are doing to bolster their yield rates.  This of course, raised an interesting question among many outside of higher education: What's a yield rate? Colleges admit many mo...
A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education pointed out the things colleges are doing to bolster their yield rates.  This of course, raised an interesting question among many outside of higher education: What's a yi...
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I voted for Black Lager, Golden Pils, Vienna Lager, and Scotch Ale
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From my IACAC closing panel session this morning.  Reflecting on 32 years in the profession. 
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Enrollment Management
Employment
  • DePaul University
    Enrollment Management, 2002 - present
  • DePaul University
  • St. Bonaventure University
    1995 - 2002
  • Communicorp
    1993 - 1995
  • Grinnell College
    1990 - 1993
  • University of Dallas
    1987 - 1990
  • Mount Mercy College
    1983 - 1987
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Naperville, IL
Previously
Dubuque, IA - Olean, NY - Acworth, GA - Irving, TX - Grinnell, IA - Cedar Rapids, IA - Atlanta, GA
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I'm a Contrarian. Or maybe I'm not.
Introduction
Google tells me to put something here so people will know they've found the right Jon Boeckenstedt.  There is only one.  You've found him.
Education
  • University of Maryland University College
    Marketing, 2000
  • Loras College
    English, 1982
  • Iowa State University
  • Wahlert High School
  • Nativity Elementary School
  • Lincoln Elementary School
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