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Help regarding BREAKS on STEP1 test

Hi, please kindly someone that has given the step1 clarify this for me:

they give you 45 minutes break and 15 minutes tutorial
of this 45 minutes break can i use those minutes however i want?
example if i want to take a break of 5-8 minutes after each block and only having 15-20 minutes break after block 4, am i allowed to do this?

just want to confirm, sorry im a little organized freak lol
please help.
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Yes, you can divide the breaks however you like and whatever unused time that you have left over from the tutorial is added to the 45 min break time. Aside from ensuring that I had at least ~5 min for the last couple of breaks I ended up using them whichever way felt I like (despite having thought about using 20min mid way).

Side note: the finger printing, signing in/out, security sensory and pocket check can take a min or two so try to not wear something with too many pockets to save a little time (my pants had front and back pockets plus two on my sweater so I got pretty annoyed by this).
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Yes, you can divide the breaks however you like and whatever unused time that you have left over from the tutorial is added to the 45 min break time. Aside from ensuring that I had at least ~5 min for the last couple of breaks I ended up using them whichever way felt I like (despite having thought about using 20min mid way).

Side note: the finger printing, signing in/out, security sensory and pocket check can take a min or two so try to not wear something with too many pockets to save a little time (my pants had front and back pockets plus two on my sweater so I got pretty annoyed by this).
thanks drwho (cool name i see ur a fan, im too )
yeees, that is why im wearing sweats with no pockets lol.
trying to organize myself for this day otherwise ill go crazy,
kinda of an ocd trait i have lol.
good luck thanks a lot for your reply.
i actually prefer breaking after each block than having a midway long break like most, so that is why my question.
ill have a short midbreak and minibreaks as i have planned thanks for your reply.
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