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Going to visit/tour for a part-time MBA program on Saturday. What are the most important questions to ask? Main ones for me are access to on campus recruiting/career services and ability to transfer

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I’d ask for statistics on the previous 5 year classes and where they have gotten jobs, etc. if only the top 10% in the class are getting the jobs you want, then you need to think about whether it is worth the time and money since you likely won’t be in the top 10%.

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better be a top mba program

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Top 20 overall and Top 10 part-time

To full-time. Any other suggestions?

Ask about scholarships and salaries upon graduation.

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