Student Testimonials

Elizabeth D'Oto

Elizabeth D’Oto

Hometown: Memphis, TN

Class Speciality: Orthopaedic Reconstruction & Trauma

Company Placement: Smith & Nephew

Tell me a little about your background?

I was a student athletic trainer for the University of Tennessee’s football team for 3+ years, then was a medical scribe in an orthopedic clinic.

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

Combined the medical terminology knowledge I had with the competitive drive achieved through sports.

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

I did not apply until after the program.

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

Through research online.

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

This was a good thing to add to my resume and showed dedication to get into the industry.

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

Very hands on, and detailed training. I would not have known half of what all goes into the position and career itself without the program.

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?

Ways to connect through Linkedin, and being able to separate features, benefits, and value of the products.

Please briefly explain your job interview process.

Consisted of email that turned into a phone call, then another phone call with his partner. After these calls, I took the initiative to drive out to their city and meet with both of the reps. They forwarded my information to their director of sales then I met with him for an interview. Completed an assessment and received an offer.

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

To gain information on the industry, learn how things are done based on division, and overall gain knowledge on best ways to get interviews and best responses to questions once you receive an interview.

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

The ways to explore LinkedIn more, I might have had a better chance in the industry. I wish I knew there were tolls to get to our Plano location.