a little cumbersome and a lot of zippers but does protect the lap top and it is like a brief case. I was using a knap sack but it would wrinkle my clothers especiall jackets when I would go to high in meetings. This takes some getting use to but it is good!
The zip off flap doesn't like staying securely zipped and will frequently work it's way off. The shoulder strap has already broken. It has an elastic section for your shoulder and a regular section. The seam has blown where the two meet. There are several small compartments that look to be for an MP3 or a phone, but are too small for most smart phones. To get to the front, you can lift the flap, zip through the flap, or remove the flap entirely. Too many options. The removable flap is irritating. If you want it on, it keeps falling off. If you don't want it, you're buying it to throw away.