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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Don McMillan
Don McMillan, M.A., M.F.A. CEO

Along with his wife Sarah, Don manages the team of McMillan educational consultants and works directly with families across the country and throughout the world in school and college planning. Regularly quoted as an expert on education in major publications, Don also shares his experience as a sought-after speaker at national conferences.Get to know Don

Wise Insights

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Becoming Mr. Keating
Becoming Mr. Keating

Like any other nerdy, dreamy teen girl of the late 80’s / early 90’s, I was mesmerized by the movie Dead Poets’ Society. Instead of Def Leppard lyrics, my best friend and I copied the lines of Tennyson’s Ulysses on the backs of our spiral notebooks. Read more

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2018 School Acceptance List
2018 School Acceptance List

From Brewster Academy in New Hampshire to Andover in Massachusetts to Cate in California, our students have been accepted to respected and opportunity-filled schools.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