Great questions. Some will disagree with me on this, but over the long haul, where you went to school matters less and less and your advancement and success is much more reliant on your performance and personal drive. Therefore, as long as you can gain access to that first job you need after graduation, the school will essentially have served its purpose. I am assuming you are staying in the top tier (and with a score of 770, assuming you have good WE, I would definitely stay top 10). There would be no reason for you to have to drop below the top 10 with those kind of credentials, and I am willing to wager you will be offered money by several schools assuming your package is as compelling as your GMAT score. Having said all that, you definitely want to pick the school you are most comfortable with wearing the sweatshirt for the rest of your life. The MBA is a terminal degree, so it should be your last stop on the academic train. For this reason, it might be better to choose school A over school B, if school A really fits you well but offers you marginally less money than school B. Partial scholarships abound at most schools, so don't just hold out for a "full ride." You'll make enough dough during your internship to pay for some of it, and your signing bonus should cover most of what's left if you have the discipline to skip the new car. Congrats, by the way on your achievement. You clearly have done the heavy lifting to get in a top school, and getting in is the hard part--the rest will be easy in comparison. B-school is a lot of work, but nobody fails out.
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