Tell me a little about your background.
Before attending medical sales college I graduated from Oregon Tech with a bachelor in biology/health sciences. While in school I also worked as a chiropractic assistant. While at Oregon Tech I also was on scholarship to play basketball.
Why were you interested in pursuing medical sales as a career?
I was interested in medical sales because it is a profession that requires constant learning. The industry is always changing and evolving and I really enjoy the idea of going to work every day with something new to learn and see. I also love the challenges of this industry and the rewards that come from overcoming those challenges.
How did you learn about Medical Sales College?
I have a mentor who did not go to MSC but knew about the program. He recommended that I attend the program to get the needed experience to land a job in this industry.
What ultimately made you decide to attend?
Knowing that my chances of landing a job in this field would greatly increase by attending this program.
Please describe your training experience at Medical Sales College.
It was a lot of fun. There were a lot of things that were challenging like the Dr-Rep role plays and the in-services. Those were things that I had to get used to. But I also enjoyed gaining product knowledge and learning specific surgical techniques.
Why should someone attend Medical Sales College?
How long did you try to get into the industry before attending MSC? What was that experience like?
I had never tried until after attending the program.
Please briefly explain your job interview process with your hiring company.
What do you know now that you wish you had known before entering the industry/attending Medical Sales College?
I wish I knew how important networking is in this industry. I feel like if I had not done that I wouldn’t have gotten the job I did.
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 interview and how to prepare for them. I think that everything that we went over with Scott in the last week was extremely helpful. I feel like what he had to say and offer was huge to my success in the interview process.