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Jimmy Jung

Data Scientist

Jimmy has spent two decades developing predictive analytic models to improve student outcomes and increase net tuition revenue for higher education institutions. In his role as higher education consultant, Jimmy serves as an expert to institutions on how to use institutional aid effectively to meet their enrollment targets. Beyond his work, Jimmy is an avid foodie and a budding chef.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Graduate Center, City University of New York – Doctorate of Philosophy in Educational Psychology and Masters of Philosophy in Applied Statistics, 2011
  • The City College – Masters of Arts, 2005
  • Hunter College – Bachelor of Arts, 1999
  • Harvard Law School – Certificate in Leadership and Negotiation, 2018

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Served as Chief Enrollment & Student Affairs Officer for several higher education institutions
  • Achieved record net tuition revenue at five institutions
  • Appointed visiting fellow to The Institute of Advance Study at Loughborough University (UK)
  • Served on the predictive analytics board at IBM

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Creating predictive analytic models
  • Financial aid leveraging
  • Admissions funnel development
  • Development of strategic plans
  • Improving retention and graduation rates
10 Random Things
  • I worked at Dunkin Donuts during high school, making donuts.
  • I lived in Maine, the most eastern state in the US, and Hawaii, the most western state.
  • I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY.
  • I considered going to cooking school, instead of college.
  • I did not learn how to drive until I was 30 years old, there was no parking in NYC.
  • My favorite color is grey.
  • I have visited Toronto over 20 times and Paris about 10 times.
  • My favorite song is Don’t Stop Believing.
  • I have taken classes at the CIA, the Culinary Institute of America.
  • I am working on my scuba diving certification.