You won't regret getting a MB pro. I picked up a 15" in may (2.3ghz quad, 8gb ram, 512gb ssd, etc) and it's simply awesome. Amazing laptop for school. Make sure to get the high res anti-glare screen. I'm the only one in my law school with the that screen and everyone else's always looks horrendously dirty and smeared. The glossy screen also always has horrendous glare, just a bad screen for anywhere with florescent lights or lots of natural light.
Sadly I only have enough funds for the base 13", but I feel it will suffice for my needs. I would love the high res anti-glare screen! When I have it at home though I'll be extending my screen onto my 24" LCD. Maybe down the line when I'm out of college and funds aren't a limiting factor, I'll have to treat myself to one of the more powerful/larger MB pros (depending on what's out at that time of course, and where Apple heads as a company).