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Please anyone who have taken step1 or know how time is organized during whole 7 block period.

Is 1 hours sufficient enough to do all 46 questions comfortably, and what is someone finishes the block earlier like 5 mins or so, would that time be added to the next. OR each block take a specified one hour only. ?

Also about the 45 mins break what if someone want to take a lesser break time and used that time into the coming blocks. IS there any possibility like that.

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Please anyone who have taken step1 or know how time is organized during whole 7 block period.

Is 1 hours sufficient enough to do all 46 questions comfortably, and what is someone finishes the block earlier like 5 mins or so, would that time be added to the next. OR each block take a specified one hour only. ?

Also about the 45 mins break what if someone want to take a lesser break time and used that time into the coming blocks. IS there any possibility like that.

Thanks
Hey i did exam in october 249 Score
For me on avarage i had about 20 min left after i finish questions on every Block. Then i would go over all The marked Qs that world Take another 10 min! So in the end I had about 5-10 min left on each block! The time not used adds to the break time,!

As everyone does I skipped USElESS tutorial. Just check ur headphones, and add 15 min to the break time,,

I did 1-2 block
5 min break
3-4 block
Lunch- 20 min
5 block
Break 5 min
6 block
Break 5 min
7 block -----DONE!!!

Over all I finished exam with almost 1.5 hours left over of break time.

Hope that helps

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Hey i did exam in october 249 Score
For me on avarage i had about 20 min left after i finish questions on every Block. Then i would go over all The marked Qs that world Take another 10 min! So in the end I had about 5-10 min left on each block! The time not used adds to the break time,!

As everyone does I skipped USElESS tutorial. Just check ur headphones, and add 15 min to the break time,,

I did 1-2 block
5 min break
3-4 block
Lunch- 20 min
5 block
Break 5 min
6 block
Break 5 min
7 block -----DONE!!!

Over all I finished exam with almost 1.5 hours left over of break time.

Hope that helps

Good luck
Hello! after each block how much is the maximun time you can take as break before continuing to next block?

i need to eat constantly otherwise i start to feel tired, so i am worrying would i be able to go eat a protein bar or sip on a drink after each block?
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Hello! after each block how much is the maximun time you can take as break before continuing to next block?

i need to eat constantly otherwise i start to feel tired, so i am worrying would i be able to go eat a protein bar or sip on a drink after each block?
Well basically as long as you want but as long you don't exceed the total break time that you have. Which is 45 minutes total. Not including time that added if you finish blocks earlier ??!!!
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