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Education unlocks your child’s potential

It’s never too early to begin planning your child’s education. Regardless of age, your child will benefit from McMillan Education’s expertise in all levels and types of education and their specialized knowledge of children, adolescents, and young adults.

School Planning
School Planning

Searching for the right independent day or boarding school where your child will thrive can be a daunting task. We develop meaningful, long-term relationships with families like yours to explore a range of educational settings until together we discover the right school fit for your child.

College Planning
College Planning

Your child deserves a successful and personally fulfilling college search experience. With the whirlwind of disinformation and the external pressures circulating around your child, the promise of a de-stressed, well-informed college process that produces results may seem impossible. It’s well within your reach with our seasoned and caring college counselors.

Graduate Program Planning
Graduate Program Planning

We understand that the decision to pursue a graduate degree is a life-changing choice that should provide the foundation for your future vocational success and personal fulfillment. Learn more about how we can help you reach your goals.

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, crisis planning and graduate program planning. 

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OWL Portal™

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 counselor.

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Our Team

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Jamie Paul
Jamie Paul Educational Counselor

Jamie enjoys working with students of all ages, from elementary school through college, who are taking either a traditional or non-traditional path on their educational journey. During his 25 years as an educator, Jamie has showcased his breadth of knowledge and expertise in teaching as an instructor of English, history, geography, world religions, and math. Get to know Jamie

Wise Insights

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School Matriculation List
School Matriculation List

We are so proud of our school planning students who are about to enroll in these 146 different schools this fall! The incredibly broad range speaks to our philosophy of matching students to the best fit. Given how well independent schools have pivoted due to the pandemic, we are still working with families this August to match students to independent day and boarding schools.Read more

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