Thanks everyone for your thought I think I will be going with HAAS. I am interested in management consulting, and as both schools are great, I think there is stronger recruitment at HAAS. Also, I think where you build a network is key. As I live in southern Californi now, I prefer to have a long term network in SF vs LA, and the commute of flying up north is only marginally longer than driving to la from SD.
As I think I may be missing out on the short term convinience and support network of local SD commuters to Anderson, I think HAAS would provide a longer term value in both reputation and alumni network.
It was a tough decision, and I am still partially unsure and nervous. Hope I'm making a good decision.
Good luck. How much time were you given to accept your HAAS admission? What other documents do you have to submit (deposit, additional material etc)?