Student Testimonials

Andrew Sombke

Andrew Sombke

Hometown: Sioux Falls, SD

Class Speciality: 6 Week Academy

Company Placement: DePuy Mitek (Sports Medicine)

Tell me a little about your background?

I graduated with a degree in biology. My professional experience has been in management and sales.

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

I love sales and have always wanted to be in the medical field. I was drawn to this career field because of it being different everyday.

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

I tried to get into medical sales for two years. I just didn’t have “that” resume that was catching employer’s eyes. It was frustrating not getting any responses.

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

I found MSC through a web search.

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

I didn’t have any fears. The staff did a good job of explaining what to expect.

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

I wanted to ensure I had the most medical sales experience/knowledge possible.

Explain what your interview process was like.

It was a comfortable experience.

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

I used the 30-60-90 day plan. It helped me land my job!

What is your current job like?

It has been very busy, with quite a bit of travel.

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 approach a short sales call has been very helpful, especially talking to doctors at the scrub sink.

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

It will help get your foot in the door!