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Can you all discuss? I'm in at Brown, but have just been offered a spot off the Swarthmore waitlist. Major criteria:
-available opportunities in terms of classes, research, extracurriculars, etc.
-strength of political science department
-"intellectual" atmosphere (for a long time, my clear first choice was UChicago for that "life of the mind" thing)