Student Testimonials

Claire Yakaitis

Hometown: Roswell, GA

Class Speciality: 6-Week Sports Medicine

Company Placement: ConMed- OrthoSolutions Inc.

Tell me a little about your background?

UGA Grad. Research experience, service industry experience.

Why were you interested in Medical Sales? What drew you to this industry?

Fast paced learning, hands on environment.

How long did you try to get into the industry? What was that experience like?

Not long before I discovered MSC.

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

Nurse.

Did you have any fears about attending the School? What were they?

How long it would take me to secure a job afterward.

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

It is the only recognized and licensed institution for this career.

Describe your experience once you began training with Medical Sales College.

I learned a lot and built great relationships with my peers and instructors.

Explain what your interview process was like.

1. Phone call with a rep in the company
2. Coffee with principal distributor
3. 2-3 full days in the OR meeting surgeons and shadowing the top reps with following phone calls with distributor
4. Final meet/offer in person with distributor and top rep
5. Began work 3 days after offer was accepted

What from your training did you specifically use during the interview process that ultimately helped you land your position?

Addressed my lack of sales experience and how I would make up for it, KNEW OR PROTOCOL (feeling comfortable in the OR allowed me to be able to get to know the staff better), profiled all the products I would see during shadowing.

What is your current job like?

Associate Rep.

What was the most valuable thing you learned at Medical Sales College/What piece of training do you use the most in your day-to-day activities?

How to build relationships, the life of being a rep.

Why should someone attend the Medical Sales College if they want this career?

Provides knowledge that most reps take 10 years to learn.