I'm down to these two schools and love both of them for different reasons, but I don't know which to decide!
Some of the pros I have determined for each school are:
Hamilton- shorter distance from home (4hr car ride), community seems extremely strong and the student body as a whole just seems super friendly, no distribution requirements, campus itself is beautiful and classic, not in an urban environment
CC- I fell in love with the block plan the minute I discovered it - I think my brain would work perfectly with the system, proximity to world-class ski resorts (great skiing would not be as accessible at Hamilton), crunchiness of student body and overall campus vibe, slightly higher ranking, half-blocks
Possible negative aspects of each:
Hamilton- could be a little too small, very far from any major cities
CC- probably less name recognition if looking for east coast jobs, located in Colorado Springs (not sure if the conservative atmosphere would be overwhelming, city has major sprawl and is incredibly aesthetically pleasing), greater distance from home
I have until May 1 to make a decision, but I'd be very grateful if anybody could offer insight or other pros/cons for either school. Thanks for your help!