I obtained my bachelor's degree from the University of Tennessee in Kinesiology, where I worked to put myself through school as a bartender, server, and CNA. My experience working in fast-paced environments both in a busy restaurant and a hospital has left me with confidence in my ability to adapt to new environments and solve problems in stressful situations. I decided to combine my background in science, love for patient advocacy, and my experience in customer service to pursue a career in Medical Sales.
Why were you interested in pursuing medical sales as a career?
Pursuing a career in medical sales will provide me with the opportunity to build a business by developing relationships and providing consulate services to customers. All of this plays a role in making a difference in patients’ lives and driving positive results which motivates me to become the best representative I can be.
How did you learn about Medical Sales College?
What ultimately made you decide to attend?
I was a recent college graduate with little sales experience. I wanted mentorship and a solid foundation walking into this industry and I knew I could get that from MSC.
Please describe your training experience at Medical Sales College.
The training shows you how much time and effort it takes to be successful in this industry. The training made me confident that this was the career I wanted, and I knew I was exactly where I needed to be. It consisted of intense lesson plans paired with passionate instructors that made the experience worth it.
Describe your experience with Dynamic Consultative Sales training.
The sales training at MSC is great for understanding the different approaches you can take when selling in this industry. It also allowed us to practice among our peers and experienced instructors.
Describe your Career Development training experience.
The Career Development training was very helpful! My Senior Director of Career Development offered me a lot of advice while I was going through the job search process.
What is the most valuable piece of information that you learned while attending MSC which ultimately helped you land your position?
1. Be reliable and prepared. You should always do your research ahead of time.
2. It helped me understand what a career in medical sales means and set the expectations for what a typical work schedule looks like for an associate.
3. The importance of being coachable.
Why should someone attend Medical Sales College?
If you are looking for mentorship and a foundation of industry knowledge, MSC is right for you. The training is an experience unlike any other.
How long did you try to get into the industry before attending MSC? What was that experience like?
I tried for 4 months before attending MSC. The experience consisted of submitting many applications and a lot of networking with very little feedback.