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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Amy Christie
Amy Christie, M.A. Educational Consultant

Amy brings her discernible warmth and signature active listening to her work with students and families in school and college planning. A highly experienced college counselor, Amy genuinely loves leveraging the college planning process to help students discover their own personal strengths, passions and interests.Get to know Amy

Wise Insights

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5 Mistakes Parents Make in Athletic Recruiting
5 Mistakes Parents Make in Athletic Recruiting

So, how do you find out how good your child is at his/her sport? The only people who really know how good your child is are the coaches that are recruiting them! Rankings, ratings, stars and all the hype surrounding athletic recruiting, particularly in the higher profile sports is simply that, hype.Read more

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2018 College Acceptance List
2018 College Acceptance List

Once again we are proud to be sending students to a broad range of best-fit colleges, including not only the Ivies but technical schools like Caltech, arts schools like Parsons, and foreign institutions like McGill in Canada and Edinburgh in Scotland. Within the US, our students will be heading to schools across the country this fall, ranging from Bates in Maine, to U Miami in Florida, and seven schools in the University of California system - and almost everywhere in between.Read more

Success Stories

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Steven - School Applicant
Steven - School Applicant

Though the family came to us after the application deadline, we were able to work with our contacts at a school specializing in language-based disorders. Read More