Interview 168: Scott Barnhardt on "Admissions Advice for Performing Arts Majors"
Interview 170: Gil Villanueva on "Understanding Rhodes College"

Interview 169: Andy Borst on “How AI is impacting admissions offices”

  • Andy shares his background.
  • Andy talks about an article that ran in Inside Higher Ed on AI and college admissions, entitled, “Admissions offices turn to AI for application review” that he spoke out vociferously about on social media, Andy recounts what the article says, and why he disagreed with the content of that article.
  • Andy talks about very specific ways he feels AI can be used more effectively but he says no one is doing this yet.
  • Andy talks about the risks involved in using AI detectors to screen essays.
  • Andy talks about how he feels AI can be effectively used by students.
  • Mark shares a story from this year about my experience with AI essay detector.
  • Andy and Mark talk about the use of AI when it comes to administrative efficiency.
  • Andy tells us what linear and logistical regression is and how it differs from AI.
  • Andy discusses predictive modelling, and he shares the three best predictors of student enrollment.
  • Andy talks about one aspect of AI that Andy is excited about and UGA is currently exploring, but he acknowledges they are not there yet.
  • Andy explains why a 3.98 GPA is meaningless and he made me laugh so hard I couldn’t stop.
  • Andy talks about colleges doing more testing to see how a GPA in high school projects a GPA in college.
  • Andy talks about the FAFSA delays and how UGA is handling it.

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