Student Testimonials

Katherine Kirven

Hometown: Florence, SC

Class Speciality: 10-Week Spine and Orthopaedic Reconstruction & Trauma Program

Company Placement: Mazor Robotics

Tell me a little about your background?

I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and numerous OR hours logged. I also have experience in hospitality and customer service.

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

The ability to become a long-term partner with surgeons. I also like the ability to incorporate business into medicine.

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

3 Months. Not very good. I did not know how to go about the process.

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

LinkedIn.

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

Yes, I had never heard of the program, so naturally I had reservations.

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

Speaking with other students who had attended the program via LinkedIn.

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

I had a very good experience with MSC. I learned how to speak fluently about the industry to allow me to do well in my interviews.

Explain what your interview process was like.

Difficult at first. It takes a lot of effort to find the right position.

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

I used procedures and vocabulary.

What is your current job like?

I will be traveling all over the US learning and consulting on a DBS robot.

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?

I would say the ability to pick apart a brochure and quickly know the benefits/values to the surgeon.

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

To land a career in the industry. MSC will give you an edge.