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Default break timer in practice NBMEs

I took an NBME a few weeks ago and didnt remember seeing a timer for my break time after I completed each section. I signed up for the option which gave it to me as if it was the real deal (60 min per block, etc).

Does it automatically log you into the next section if you go over the "allotted" break time?

Also do they have a timer for your overall break time which counts down from 60 minutes during the actual Step 1?
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during the actual exam you will see how much time you have left in that section, how much time you have left for the whole day, and how much break time you have saved up.

When you start the test, your whole day timer will show 8 hours remaining (7 one hour blocks + 1 hour for break). Just as you know, you get 1 hour per section, but if you finish a section early and you hit the end section button, the time remaining from that section gets added to your break time. After every section you are prompted with a screen asking you if you want to continue to the next section or if you want to take a break.
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