Student Testimonials

Garrett Wilson

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Class Speciality: Orthopedic Reconstruction & Trauma

Company Placement: DJO Global

Tell me a little about your background?

Prior to MSC, I graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelors in the science of nursing. I worked as a registered nurse for a year before deciding to pursue a career in medical device sales.

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

I am a very competitive person and wanted to couple that with my clinical background.

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

I passively applied to job for a couple months and heard nothing back from this effort.

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

Researching how to break into the industry.

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

Yes, it is a huge investment and I did not think the return would be worth it.

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

I was serious about breaking into the industry and would do anything to accomplish this.

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

The 8-week recon/trauma program was fast paced, but the material is very interesting and easy to learn.

Explain what your interview process was like.

I interviewed with a few companies and went deep into the process with all of them. The position I accepted, I had three interviews within a week and had the official offer after my third one.

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

The confidence to profile products and surgeons. Every employee was impressed that I took the time to prepare.

What is your current job like?

I have not started yet. I am going to Milwaukee in a week to start training.

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?

The insight on how to network and get your name in front of hiring managers. Every hiring manager I spoke to was impressed by how many people that I reached out to and passed along my information.

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

MSC is great for those who are serious about breaking into the field. Overall, you gain the knowledge and confidence to be prepared for any interview.

What do you know now that you wish you had known before entering the industry/attending Medical Sales College?

How to network with current reps/managers. Just by networking, you will discover opportunities you never knew were out there.