Bought this for school because it got pretty great reviews and was on sale. Overall, I'm really happy with it.
-Laptop sleeve ends ~3" above bottom of the backpack, so the computer's not going to get a direct knock against the ground unless the backpack's mostly empty and it's dropped hard.
-mesh on front is great for carrying extra stuff (light sweater, lunch box, etc) that won't fit nicely in the pack
-Removable waist belt. Since I rarely use it it's great.
-Streamlined shape, which makes for a nice, compact profile relative to the overall capacity of the bag but makes it feel like it doesn't have enough room for a full load. It just gets real tight up top trying to get things into the backpack and close the zipper, although the bottom of the backpack has more than enough room. I