Tell me a little about your background?
Recent college graduate (May 2017) – Bachelor’s degree in Health Administration
Why were you interested in Medical Sales? What drew you to this industry?
After college I wanted to pursue my healthcare career so I researched my options and spent time talking to my uncle who is an orthopedic spine surgeon. I enjoy working with medical professionals and spending time in the OR. I knew this industry was a perfect opportunity for just that.
How long did you try to get into the industry? What was that experience like?
I knew how hard it was to break into the industry, especially with no experience. I wanted to gain a foundation in sales first, so I went straight to MSC after graduation.
How did you learn about Medical Sales College?
I was referred by friends who had went through the program.
Did you have any fears about attending the School? What were they?
No, I received a lot of positive feedback about the school and its’ success. I was confident in the program.
What ultimately made you decide to attend the College?
Most medical device sales positions require a minimum sales experience of two years. Without having any prior sales experience, I thought this would be my best option.
Describe your experience once you began training with Medical Sales College.
I was confident in my decision the first day the program began. My Spine instructor was phenomenal and my classmates all had impressive backgrounds and were driven to succeed. I knew I was in the right place.
Explain what your interview process was like.
The interview process was intense and each interview was different from the next. We touched on personality traits, work ethic, along with basic OR protocol, the reps role in the OR, and sales techniques.
What from your training did you specifically use during the interview process that ultimately helped you land your position?
Being able to have a knowledgeable conversation about the rep’s responsibilities and expectations is huge and the main reason I believe I landed the position.
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?
The most valuable thing to me was surgeon/product profiling and the importance of being an expert in order to make the sale.
Why should someone attend the Medical Sales College if they want this career?
Investing in MSC proves you are serious about getting into the industry. It also provides skilled experience and knowledge that you will use on the job.