Recall that each Powerful Predictor is a predictive variable for the filtered student group. There are eleven categories of Powerful Predictors. It may be helpful to think about these categories as you review the top predictors for different student groups.
If a certain category of Powerful Predictors consistently appears for a filtered group, it may be an area that you want to target with initiatives or additional research.
The Categories Are:
|Category||Example Powerful Predictors|
|Academic Performance (GPA)|
GPA (Cumulative), Change in GPA
|Academic Progress||Credits Attempted (Cumulative), Terms Completed (Cumulative)|
|Area of Study||Degree Program, Major Changes (Cumulative)|
|Background/Demographics||Age, Gender, Is Veteran|
|Engagement (LMS)||Average Count of Discrete Days of Any LMS Activity|
|Enrollment||Average Number of Days Enrolled Before Start (Current Term)|
|Financial Aid||Loan Amount (Current Term), Financial Aid (Cumulative)|
|Sentiment||Average Course Net Promoter Score (Cumulative)|
|Standardized Tests||Max SAT Writing Score|
|Standing||Academic Standing (Current Term)|