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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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Kim Chorosiewski
Kim Chorosiewski, Ed.D., CSCS, CMAA Educational Counselor/Athletic Recruiting

For over 25 years Kim has been working with student-athletes. Sports and kids are her passion, and she relishes the opportunity to help hardworking student-athletes succeed. As an athlete, Kim was an All-American and National Champion at the University of Maryland. Get to know Kim

Wise Insights

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A History of Good Intentions . . .Or So We Thought ACT, SAT, Subject Tests . . . . . Test Optional, Test Flexible . . . HELP!
A History of Good Intentions . . .Or So We Thought ACT, SAT, Subject Tests . . . . . Test Optional, Test Flexible . . . HELP!

The Evolution of College Entrance Examinations (Stewart, Johanek, 1996) Abstract Over the last 150 years, one of the hallmarks of American education has been the testing of increasingly large groups of people through processes of growing sophistication made possible by continuing advances in the technology of information processing. Much of this testing has been largely external to the instructional process, driven by the interests of policymakers and governments, especially vis-à-vis grades K-12, and has served various ends. Stewart, D. M., & Johanek, M. C. (1996). The Evolution of College Entrance Examinations. Retrieved from https://repository.upenn.edu/gse_pubs/179 Read more

News

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Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes in the ACT
Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes in the ACT

With many significant events happening in our world this week including Turkey’s airstrikes on Syria and an evolving impeachment inquiry, you may have missed the big news in college admissions that broke on Wednesday: significant changes to ACT test administrations.Read more

Success Stories

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