Student Testimonials

Doug Wheeler

Hometown: San Diego, CA

Class Speciality: 6-Week Spine

Company Placement: Sand Medical- Aesculap

Tell me a little about your background?

Four Seasons Management, Enterprise Management, Allergan Sales.

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

I was a patient for a spinal deformity. Once I got into “medical sales” I realized that Medical Device-Spine was exactly where I wanted to be.

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

2 years. I interviewed with probably 40 different companies. I turned down some, I was turned down for some, many just fell through the cracks.

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

LinkedIn activity.

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

I wouldn’t get placed, The program wouldn't give me an edge at my age and background.

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

Leap of faith.

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

Drinking through a firehose.

Explain what your interview process was like.

Nate Sand is a great guy. He was direct and to the point. He was respectful of my time and eagerness and met with me in a shortened time period. We hit it off.

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

Nate had already hired people before from MSC. He was comfortable with the training and knows Jim Rogers

What is your current job like?

Learning logistics, just started.

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?

The systems, procedures, biologics, OR exposure made the experience much easier.

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

Practical knowledge. Recruiting week to teach hunting skills.

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

Practical knowledge is what really made the difference for me.