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hi i have a question for pl who have already taken the exam.. during the exam if we want to take a break within a block.. i know that the timer will keep running but can we access our locker in the middle of a block if needed??
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for taking a quick look into FA ?
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hi i have a question for pl who have already taken the exam.. during the exam if we want to take a break within a block.. i know that the timer will keep running but can we access our locker in the middle of a block if needed??
Are u asking if we can check FA after we start a block? I guess you can't do it.
I recommend you to bring minimum luggage as less as you can, because a locker is so small. I hope this information would help you. I took mine in the North America last dec.

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I don't think you can take a break during a block, but in between two blocks when you take a break you are indeed allowed to look into FA.

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I don't think you can take a break during a block, but in between two blocks when you take are break you are indeed allowed to look into FA.
Thx, PneuX. It is exactly what I meant.
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I don't think you can take a break during a block, but in between two blocks when you take a break you are indeed allowed to look into FA.
As far as I know, I think we are allowed to take a break DURING a block but that break would be reported in the score sheet as an "unauthorised break" ,which can raise the eyebrows of the PD during your interviews. So be careful with this .
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As far as I know, I think we are allowed to take a break DURING a block but that break would be reported in the score sheet as an "unauthorised break" ,which can raise the eyebrows of the PD during your interviews. So be careful with this .

YES this is correct. An unauthorized break is one you take during a block for whatever emergency purpose ( if you need to take a dump, palpitations, anxiety etc lol). Note that the timer keeps going. Also during this break, you are NOT allowed access to your locker. But note that an unauthorized break is not automatically reported, it MAY be reported if you take more than one. It shows that something funny is going on. So yes. Do avoid those. But for all other breaks you have full access to your locker and YOUR CAR. [But use it wisely]

Like the above poster said. Don't bring too much stuff. The locker is not that big. My first aid couldn't fit in mines so i had to take it back to the car. Keep your food bowls and meals packed well and small. Oh and Bring a jacket with you it is really cold at prometric centers.
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Yes ofcourse you can access your lock during the break. I took food nd water and kept it there.. time is short but if u have ur food ready u can eat it..
what do u mean by uworld? uworld q bank?

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