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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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Crash
Crash McMillan Chief Happiness Officer

As CHO, Crash is the resident McMillan Education office supplier of all things happy, comforting, and soothing.Get to know Crash

Wise Insights

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Online Learning Tips: Practical Tips for Parents
Online Learning Tips: Practical Tips for Parents

With students of all ages now having to study at home for the foreseeable future, families are understandably questioning how they are going to survive. With many parents having to work remotely, parents and kids can think of themselves as “in this together!” Read more

News

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2020 College Matriculation: Wide Range of Best Fit Universities

So proud of our class of entering freshmen as they matriculate at a wide range of over 90 best-fit colleges, ranging from coast to coast, including large universities like UCLA and Michigan, small liberal arts colleges like Colorado College and Middlebury, the Ivy League, Institutes of Technology and Arts Schools, and several in the UK and Canada.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