Student Testimonials

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Neil Basford

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

Class Speciality: 6-Week Orthopaedic Extremities

Company Placement: Zimmer Biotmet

Tell me a little about your background?

I am a former divisional 1 football player for Wake Forest University. Prior to attending MSC I did corporate sales for Nestle.

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

Very lucrative, challenging and fulfilling industry.

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

6 months.

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

LinkedIn.

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

It is a big investment and I was fearful it would not get my foot in the door.

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

I was getting interviews but not closing them so I wanted to acquire more knowledge.

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

It was very challenging and the information we learned was all relative to the job. The sales challenge and presentation are very good for recognizing products features and benefits and helps give you a leg up for interview role plays.

Explain what your interview process was like.

I received multiple offers but this one was a three step process with a phone interview, panel interview, and meeting the senior rep.

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

The awards I received, MDRepTrack and role-play experience.

What is your current job like?

Very challenging but a great territory where I will sell everything in the bag except spine.

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?

OR protocol and how to profile surgeons.

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

If they are serious about getting into medical sales and want to put themselves ahead of the competition.