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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Sarah McMillan
Sarah McMillan, Ed.D. CEO / Psychologist

Along with husband Don, Dr. Sarah McMillan also manages the team of McMillan Education consultants. In addition to her leadership of the firm, Sarah continues to love bringing her experience in schools and colleges to her work with a wide variety of families seeking independent day and boarding school, college, graduate program or crisis planning assistance. Get to know Sarah

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Our Roles as Educators and Parents in the Wake of the College Admissions Scandal
Our Roles as Educators and Parents in the Wake of the College Admissions Scandal

As both educators and parents, we are devastated and saddened by the current college admissions scandal. The news has understandably incited fear, confusion, and indignation among parents, students and professionals in the admission field. We are writing here to address each of these concerns, and provide guidance for parents as they respond to the news – and to their children.Read more

Success Stories

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Greg - School Applicant
Greg - School Applicant

An individual evaluation revealed “clear strengths in verbal and auditory learning and marked difficulties in attention and concentration, meeting criteria for an ADD diagnosis.” Read More