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Do you know what you want to do after b-school? If so, focus on the companies you would be interested in working for, and then see which ones come to campus and/or hire MBAs from that school. If you don't know what you want to do after school, I would play it safe and go for the higher ranked school which appears to be McDonough.
If the "international" aspect is a big deal to you, then go with Gtown..hands down..if not than it's a toss up - based on rankings of course. But really it all dpends on what companies recruit at the respective schools..whichever one meets your needs more - go wit hthat school.
I can make a case for both schools. I want to do marketing (marketing strategy or brand management) after I graduate and I am interested in the international aspects (I'm Swedish). But at the same time I have an engineering background which fits well in with the high-tech focus at Smith.
It's a tough decision, but I think you need to just eliminate the money from the equation, and although a GA is a nice offer, everyoen I've talked to at schools made it sound like having a job and pursuing an MBA while also recruiting would be impossible.
Check out this awesome article about Anderson on Poets Quants, http://poetsandquants.com/2015/01/02/uclas-anderson-school-morphs-into-a-friendly-tech-hub/ . Anderson is a great place! Sorry for the lack of updates recently. I...