Who We Are

McMillan Education is Boston’s foremost independent educational consultancy. For more than sixty years, we have helped families worldwide with independent boarding and day school, college, and graduate program planning. 

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We provide our students and families with an online collection of helpful, practical information that allows families to educate themselves at their own pace while simultaneously expecting timely guidance by their consultant.

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Our Team

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Edith Adams, M.S.W., LICSW
Edith Adams, M.S.W., LICSW Educational Consultant

Edith is a highly experienced licensed clinical social worker and learning specialist, who brings her extensive history working in schools, colleges, and hospital settings to her counsel of McMillan Education students and families. Get to know Edith

Wise Insights

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London Calling!  Top Ten Reasons to Cross the Pond for College
London Calling! Top Ten Reasons to Cross the Pond for College

Depending on how helplessly you have succumbed to your Netflix binge of The Crown, somewhere between The Queen’s flirtation with horse expert Porchie and Princess Margaret’s sizzling encounter with photographer Tony you may find yourself longing for a visit to jolly olde England. Read more


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Success Stories

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John - College Applicant
John - College Applicant

John was a boarder at a highly competitive school in the Boston area. He had been a client of ours for secondary school placement and returned to McMillan Education for the college search. Read More