Student Testimonials

Elizabeth Dunker

Hometown: Delray Beach, FL

Class Speciality: Spine

Company Placement: Stryker

Tell me a little about your background?

Raised by a single mom, graduated from high school early to continue to college early- graduated from the University of Central Florida where I was apart of Delta Delta Delta sorority as well as club sports teams and multiple clubs. Paid my way through college with multiple scholarships and always holding a job and/or internship.

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

I have always had an entrepreneurial mindset but wanted structure around that- Medical Devices incorporates my passion for sales as well as being in the medical industry where I have a hand in helping others.

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

Graduated in December 2017, attended MSC Spine program in June 2018 and received my job offer on September 8th, 2018.

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

I had been looking into the ATI program as well as PrepMD and realized that my passion for spine was very large and MSC had a specialty in that path.

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

Time management is a complicated fear but it only prepared me more for the industry learning how to manage my work/life balance.

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

To further my education and set me apart from others who were attempting to enter the industry.

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

Fantastic- the instructors were beyond outstanding, I plan on continuing my relationships with them. The students are all like-minded, its enjoyable to be in a challenging and competitive environment and still all work together. The teaching styles were all different by each instructor giving me a different tactics on how to tackle the industry.

Explain what your interview process was like.

My interview process was quick and very transparent. For the majority of the time I knew where I stood, but that is because I was in good communication with the Regional Manager. If you don’t ask, you won’t know.

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

To be consistent, always keep in contact, being prepared and always dressing for the job you want helped me to land my position. At the end of the day, these companies are looking for the right person that they can train to their products. It has to be a good fit for both ends.

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

If you are truly interested in the industry and want to invest into your future, it is worth it. Best piece of advice would be to choose the program in which you want to work- Most hiring managers want you to be somewhat familiar with the part of the body in which you are interviewing.

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

Know that the Medical Sales College is your job for that amount of time that you are attending the program and do not take it for granted- study hard and absorb as much as you can. I wish I knew how quickly the time would fly by.
I wish that I knew how much time it would take after graduation to get in touch with the right company and person in order to land a job. It will become your job to research each company and reach out to potential employers every day.