Student Testimonials

Diana Cassidy

Diana Cassidy

Hometown: San Diego, California

Class Speciality: Orthopaedic Reconstruction & Trauma

Company Placement: Direct Biologics

Tell me a little about your background?

I have a Bachelor of Arts in Occupational Therapy. Prior to MSC, I was an orthopaedic device sales representative in Croatia. Additionally, I worked for 2 years as an Occupational Therapist.

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

I wanted to use my medical background and previous experience in the medical sales industry.

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

I applied for 10 jobs in a period of two months and I was immediately rejected. Then I found MSC and that was the key to keep continuing to grow my knowledge and to pursue a career in the medical sales industry.

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

From LinkedIn.

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

Medical Sales College was the missing piece of my professional training. MSC gave me the tools that I needed in order to succeed.

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

My training experience was very educational. I learned so many new medical terms in English which I am so grateful for, because English is not my first language. Rick Prentiss, was a big part of my experience, he was so supportive, excellent teacher and an amazing person.

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?

Knowledge and confidence.

Please briefly explain your job interview process.

2 phone interviews, 2 one on one interviews and after last one on one interview I received an offer letter.

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

It gives you the ability to get into the industry, but more than that gives you the knowledge and skills to be successful in the industry.

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

I know so much more now. I know all about procedures, products, anatomy, biologics etc. And, also I learned how to prepare for an interview.