Student Testimonials

Emily Cutsinger

Hometown: Katy, TX

Class Speciality: 6-Week Orthopaedic Reconstruction & Trauma

Company Placement: Stryker

Tell me a little about your background?

Three years B2B sales in advertising.

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

I knew it would help me get into the industry. I love that I can combine my experience in sales with my interest in medical devices.

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

Only a couple of months. No interviews – No calls

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

Through Scott Binder with EliteMed Recruiting after I applied for a job online

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

I wasn’t sure if it was worth it or if It would actually help.

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

I reached out to previous grads and HR people in the industry who told me to go.

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

Loved it! Rick Prentiss was amazing and the curriculum was challenging but interesting so it made it easier to learn.

Explain what your interview process was like.

Stryker took a long time. Had multiple interviews, a Gallup test, and a dinner with the manager/reps over the span of two months.

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

Everything! They loved how prepared I was with a printed out 30/60/90 plan. I was able to “talk shop” with them.

What is your current job like?

Amazing! Definitely challenging with a lot of information but very exciting.

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?

That’s a tough question. I would say overall knowledge of anatomy and what to do in the OR. That was extremely helpful.

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

If you work hard it opens the door and walks you into a great career.

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

How hard the business really is and how important it is to know what you are doing!