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Clock Clock to check the time in the CS Exam!

I know this question has probably been asked a hundred times already, but i couldn't find any answers using keywords in the search.

I know you get the warning saying "you have 5 min left in this encounter" etc etc... but is there an actual wall clock in the room?

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yes there is, but you probably won't have time to check it or it might not be straight in front of you but somewhere in the room where it is very noticable if you check it. Also, you would need to know the time that you went in the room. I don't think it is worth checking the clock...
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Set your inner clock and practice with it . I'm sure there was a clock inside, but I really didn't notice it during my exam , so I have no idea where is it. Just practice to get the "5 minute warning" in the middle of your physical.
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Set your inner clock and practice with it . I'm sure there was a clock inside, but I really didn't notice it during my exam , so I have no idea where is it. Just practice to get the "5 minute warning" in the middle of your physical.
When I'm practicing with my study partner... Im usually just about to begin my physical exam when the "5 minute" buzzer goes off...

No matter how hard I try, for the life of me... I can't do better than that (unless I get a simple pain case). Maybe I'm asking too many questions .
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No matter how hard I try, for the life of me... I can't do better than that (unless I get a simple pain case). Maybe I'm asking too many questions .[/QUOTE]

Yep, definitely you have to cut down your history taking technique. This exam is all about time management.
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No matter how hard I try, for the life of me... I can't do better than that (unless I get a simple pain case). Maybe I'm asking too many questions .
You need to learn to focus on specific questions. In FA, there are usually too many, I think if you really ask all of them you might run out of time. But maybe try recording a case you are doing, then listen to your history taking and go through FA. See what questions you were expected to ask, and maybe you can find out which ones are not relevant to the case!
Definitely don't take the test before you have that under control...
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You need to learn to focus on specific questions. In FA, there are usually too many, I think if you really ask all of them you might run out of time. But maybe try recording a case you are doing, then listen to your history taking and go through FA. See what questions you were expected to ask, and maybe you can find out which ones are not relevant to the case!
Definitely don't take the test before you have that under control...
Thanks a lot for the tip. I will definitely try that and see how it works. Exam is 15ish days away... I hope I can make some improvement by that time. :sorry:.
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