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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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Brendon Welker
Brendon Welker, MALS Educational Consultant

Brendon brings over 20 years of experience working with students and families in schools as an admission director, educator, coach, dorm parent and educational consultant. His extensive admission expertise extends from the school process to college planning. Brendon enjoys working with a wide range of students, including international students, athletes, and those who enjoy the arts.Get to know Brendon

Wise Insights

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London Calling!  Top Ten Reasons to Cross the Pond for College
London Calling! Top Ten Reasons to Cross the Pond for College

Depending on how helplessly you have succumbed to your Netflix binge of The Crown, somewhere between The Queen’s flirtation with horse expert Porchie and Princess Margaret’s sizzling encounter with photographer Tony you may find yourself longing for a visit to jolly olde England. Read more


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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