Student Testimonials

Heidi Brown

Heidi Brown

Hometown: Winchester, VA

Class Speciality: Orthopaedic Reconstruction & Trauma

Company Placement: Zimmer Biomet

Tell me a little about your background?

I played division I basketball at Virginia Tech and got a degree in Human Nutrition, Food & Exercise. I had no sales experience prior to MSC. Medical sales is a really competitive work environment and having this on my resume allowed me to get a lot of interest with employers.

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

I wanted to get into an industry that wasn’t a 9-5 job stuck at a desk all day. I loved how this incorporated both the medical aspect along with communication and building relationships.

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

3 months.

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

I learned about MSC through researching the industry on the internet.

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

I was very motivated to start my career. I knew this industry is tough to get into, so having this on my resume would boost my chances of getting a Job.

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

We learned a lot from how to build relationships in the OR, how to sell, the proper do's and don'ts in the OR setting. We learned a lot about the human anatomy all the way down to hip, knee, shoulder and trauma surgeries.

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?

How to get an interview and selling yourself through the whole process.

Please briefly explain your job interview process.

A Zimmer Biomet rep reached out to me then I went to lunch with her and did a ride along. The next week I went to meet her manager and was hired on the spot.

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

You learn a lot of information and have the best instructors. They helped me with job placement and finding the best fit for me through the whole thing. It definitely is a good investment and was totally worth it.