In an industry of sole practitioners and highly autonomous independent consultants, Don and Sarah McMillan set out to create a distinctive model of delivering educational consultancy services. As a group of highly seasoned educators, our team thrives on collaboration and professional development. These two cornerstones of best practices in education harness the power of our collective wisdom and expertise in the service of you and your family. In an age when everything you need to know about education can be found online, we use the power of human relationships, regular contact, and ongoing dialogue to help you discover and realize your unique educational goals for your child.


We created the WISE Method of Educational Planning, where your personalized search with traverse each of the following phases to reach your best fit educational environment:


As a group of highly seasoned educators, the McMillan Education team thrives on collaboration and professional development, two cornerstones of best practices in education. We use the power of our shared and collective wisdom in the service of your family’s unique educational goals.


Our sophisticated technological tools augment, rather than replace, our highly personalized guidance. The OWL Portal™ and The McMillan Education College Planner provide cutting edge information and interactive tools designed to optimize every facet of your search experience.


No matter the age, goals or capabilities of your child, our educational counselors have one interest: the long-term success and happiness of each student and family.


Whether it be school, college, or graduate school planning, you can expect caring and knowledgeable step-by-step guidance from your educational counselor.


See our process and approach from the perspective of the students and families we have had the privilege to guide for over 60 years.