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Domain transfers do typically take quite a while, and can take even longer than 7 days if the domain administrative contact does not click on a authorization link in their email to approve the transfer. However, typically, email hosting/mail servers are not "tied" to a domain registration. You should be able to transfer your domain to another domain ...
Since you're using GMail for email, only by making changes to the MX DNS records will email delivery be impacted. So leave the MX records "as is". You shouldn't have to change your name servers. Just register the necessary A records for your website and you'll be fine.
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