Student Testimonials

James MacLeod

James MacLeod

Hometown: Yarmouth, Maine

Class Speciality: Orthopaedic Reconstruction & Trauma

Company Placement: Stryker Mako

Tell me a little about your background?

5+ years of Sales, 10+ years in the fishing/boating industry.

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

Money and Daily Excitement.

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

On and off a couple years.

How did you learn about Medical Sales College?

From a peer.

What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?

Needed to get my foot in the door.

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

Great basic training of medical terms and anatomy, gave me the opportunity to get my foot in the door and talk the lingo with potential employers.

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?

Knowing the basics of anatomy and surgical procedure

Please briefly explain your job interview process.

10-minute phone interview, Gallup test, in person meeting with 3 current employers then met the team the next day, and hired the following business day. After the Gallup it took 2 and a half days to get hired.

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

To get their foot in the door.

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

How to prepare for an interview.