Longest Ancient Etruscan Inscription Reveals Name of Virtually Unknown Goddess

Researchers working in Poggio Colla, a key ancient Etruscan settlement in Italy, have found a 120-character inscription, described as one of the most significant Etruscan discoveries in decades. The ancient script names the goddess Uni. Her name was inscribed on a stone slab that was unearthed recently.

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Peppermint tea and p-sets! Really loving this relativity paper. Attempting to finish this and a politics essay tonight! I hope you are all indulging in healthy study habits- remember to stay as hydrated as you can and have short breaks. If you don’t understand a question, do not spend more than 10 minutes on it, move on to something else. It’ll likely be clearer once you return to it. I hope everyone who has begun college is enjoying it and I’m wishing you all safe and happy studies!


NEW VIDEO!! My vlog of the day I saw TATINOF! (No spoilers).

This was such an incredible experience, and I’m so glad I decided to vlog and share it with you! Although to be far, I mainly vlogged for myself so I could remember every little detail about the day aha.

Hope you enjoy!

26/08/16 || Kind of the last day of studying for this exam, I revised the last couple of things then I’m gonna take this weekend off and relax. I don’t know what I’m going to do on Monday and Tuesday, maybe a little bit more of revision.
I’m so happy this is nearly over and that I’m gonna be free in less than a week, also my Girlmore Girls dvds came yesterday and I couldn’t be happier.


I was tagged by: @sunlitstudies (and thank you very much for starting this tag) 

name: Giusi

year in school: 1st of university

when does the school yuear/next semester start for you? 12th september

list three things you’re looking forward to learn this year? chinese, and I don’t really know what else as it’s my first year

list three academic goals for the up coming semester/quarter: I don’t really know. I think they will be

  1. manage to get to my lectures on time
  2. try to be more social 
  3. become familiar with the city

how do you study best? in a library, writing a LOT.

favourite study snack: dehydrated fruit, especially bananas, almonds and nuts.

one word to describe you: honest

i tag @emmastudies @studyguideverified @simply-study @mildstudies @hermionegoals @adriana-studies @warhol-studies @elkstudies 

How To Study Smart

Pulling off all-nighters or cramming is no stranger to us. However, these study styles aren’t actually efficient in eating those chunks of information we need to pass our tests.

1. Distributed practice. Or basically have planned study sessions in chunks. Studies show that you best encode information in repeated short training sessions. This is because repeated short training sessions, spaced in time, engage multiple sets of synapses. It’s as if your brain is working at full power. So yes, if you want to become a successful student then you need to learn to be consistent in your studies and to have regular, yet shorter, study periods.

2. Use flashcards. Flashcards engage in “active recall”. In other words, you are attempting to remember the concept from scratch rather than simply staring at the passage in your textbook or recognizing it on a multiple choice quiz.

3. Sleep. While drinking and eating are indispensable requisites, sleeping is just as important. Even a brief nap may boost learning, memory, and creative problem solving. Though napping isn’t a shortcut to success, it can help improve your memory and solve problems. Sleeping well at night, and long enough, is associated with good health.

4. Teach what you’ve learned. When you teach what you’ve learned, your brain organizes the information and lets you recall the materials you’ve read. If you can’t find someone to teach, then imagine yourself teaching someone. You can even use a stuffed toy if you have no one to teach.

5. Practice testing. Practice testing helps you prepare yourself from questions that may or may not appear on the test. Furthermore, it helps you remember the materials you’ve read while practicing.

6. Have a study spot. Make sure your designated study spot has everything you need: books, notebooks, highlighters, and pens. This helps you prime your brain for study sessions.

+ How To Be Productive
++ Public Speaking: Extemporaneous Speaking

Photo from 13 July 2016: I received my final grades for my Anatomy classes and I’m so happy that they turned out really good! Now I can set aside my anxiety and enjoy my summer vacation! ⛅️

School supplies seen on photo (L-R): Cattleya spiral notebook / 0.7 mm BIC Super EZ Smooth Ink ballpoint pen / Sharpie Smear Guard highlighter / Stabilo Swing Cool highlighter

I started making my own masterpost of links for personal use back in November, and I ended up collecting enough links that had to be split into multiple posts! So, as a result, this masterpost entails everything college related, including applying, dorms, exams/finals and more (I would add a lot more, but Tumblr won’t allow me). If I repeated any links or if the links are dead, please tell me and I’ll fix it up as soon as I can! Or, if I’ve included your post and you’d like me to remove it, please tell me and I’ll do so immediately. Otherwise, hopefully this helps anyone who needs it!

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