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Calendar Postoning the Exam after end of extension!

Guys I have a ????. My period was from august to october 2010, then I paid $50 to extend my period and end in January 2011. What happen if i'm not ready by the end of this new extension period?????? How much do I have to pay to overextend my period??????
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You cannot extend again. You would forfeit your money and you would have to reapply.
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I'm not sure about that; other fellow users are sure going to help you with that, but my advice is to not look forward to postponing from now. You've already postponed once. I suggest you write down a plan and stick to it. Excessive postponing of the exam is not recommended, because you'll likely forget more than you retain. Another point is that you'll never feel fully prepared even if you prepare for years.
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http://www.ecfmg.org/2011ib/ibexam.html#epex
Eligibility Period Extension

If you are unable to take Step 1/Step 2 CK during the three-month eligibility period assigned to you, you may request a one-time extension. You may extend your eligibility period only through the next, contiguous eligibility period (the next eligibility period that does not overlap with your original eligibility period).

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If you are unable to take the exam during your original or extended eligibility period or you are unable to extend your original eligibility period, you must reapply, including payment of the appropriate fee(s), to take the exam.


thats right from the horses mouth. Hope that helps
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I'm not sure about that; other fellow users are sure going to help you with that, but my advice is to not look forward to postponing from now. You've already postponed once. I suggest you write down a plan and stick to it. Excessive postponing of the exam is not recommended, because you'll likely forget more than you retain. Another point is that you'll never feel fully prepared even if you prepare for years.
I have to agree with Haisook, set a date and plan for that date. If you keep postponing, psychologically you won't push yourself as hard as you can because in your mind you'll be planning for the extended time. You have over two and a half months till the end of January, I don't know how much time you already put in, but make the most out of this time. Figure out what material you need to cover, and how much time you'll need to do it....it may be as little as little as 5 hours, or as much as 12 hours per day. This is one of the biggest test in your life, push yourself for the next couple months. Good luck!
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I have to agree with Haisook, set a date and plan for that date. If you keep postponing, psychologically you won't push yourself as hard as you can because in your mind you'll be planning for the extended time. You have over two and a half months till the end of January, I don't know how much time you already put in, but make the most out of this time. Figure out what material you need to cover, and how much time you'll need to do it....it may be as little as little as 5 hours, or as much as 12 hours per day. This is one of the biggest test in your life, push yourself for the next couple months. Good luck!
Right know Im studying 11h a day, but you never feel like you know everything, that's the main reason of why I was asking about changing exam date, but You're right about pushing myself as much as I can, is just that is a diferent process compared with medical school and I wish I can learn every single thing, but it seems impossible. I'm by Kaplan Qbank right know I think Im doing good, but I still have to do UW, so Im scared about the time.
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