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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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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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Kelly Cusack Chauncey
Kelly Cusack Chauncey Executive Assistant

Kelly comes to us after spending the last 13 years managing a fast-paced real estate office. Kelly and her husband have spent the last 27 years at a private middle school outside of Boston. Kelly worked for 12 years as the primary house parent for 7th/8th grade girls dorm. Get to know Kelly

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The Fate of the SAT and ACT in California: Hanging in the Balance
The Fate of the SAT and ACT in California: Hanging in the Balance

College entrance exams, namely the SAT and ACT, are back in the news. It’s been rapid fire over the last year. First was the Varsity Blues scandal (when wealthy parents were hiring tutors for their children to replace or correct SAT tests, among other nefarious activities). Then came the announcement from ACT that they will allow students to retake one section of the test at a time as of September 2020 (yet another barrier for those who can’t afford private tutoring or to pay multiple standardized testing fees).Read more

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