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Day 21: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 21 of our SAT/ACT Reading Challenge! From June 30 — August 8, 2014, we'll post 1-2 interesting articles for you to read each day (Mon-Fri) that will help you learn the top 100 SAT/ACT vocabulary words.

Here are today's articles:

1. How Daydreams and Videogames Can Make Us Confident In Real Life
Wired

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 36

Wired: How Daydreams and Videogames Can Make Us Confident In Real Life

Daydreaming is often considered a bad thing. But studies show that it's actually the opposite!

Featured words: cognitive, engage, epic, innovation, insight, intuition, leverage, mentor, overcome, persist, prolific, prototype.

Day 20: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 20 of our SAT/ACT Reading Challenge! From June 30 — August 8, 2014, we'll post 1-2 interesting articles for you to read each day (Mon-Fri) that will help you learn the top 100 SAT/ACT vocabulary words.

Here are today's articles:

1. Look at JetBlue’s Swanky New Cabins for Elite Fliers
Wired

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 31

Wired: Look at JetBlue’s Swanky New Cabins for Elite Fliers

JetBlue is re-imagining the first class air travel experience with seats that lie flat and mini-suites to block out cabin noise.

Featured words: accessible, conventional, ideal, innovation, lucrative, perspective, prone, subtle, unique.

Day 19: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 19 of our SAT/ACT Reading Challenge! From June 30 — August 8, 2014, we'll post 1-2 interesting articles for you to read each day (Mon-Fri) that will help you learn the top 100 SAT/ACT vocabulary words.

Just one article today. Happy Friday!

1. True Tales of Heartbreak from the Saddest Sports Cities In the Land
The Wire

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 31

The Wire: True Tales of Heartbreak from the Saddest Sports Cities In the Land

Which American cities have the saddest sports sagas?

Featured words: dearth, empathy, esteem, notorious, synonymous.

Day 18: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 18 of our SAT/ACT Reading Challenge! From June 30 — August 8, 2014, we'll post 1-2 interesting articles for you to read each day (Mon-Fri) that will help you learn the top 100 SAT/ACT vocabulary words.

Here are today's articles:

1. What Life Will Be Like in the Cities of the Future
Time

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

Time: What Life Will Be Like in the Cities of the Future

In the future, smart technology embedded in everything from buildings to schools to parking spaces will change how we all live!

Featured words: adapt, assessment, consumption, dynamic, efficient, embed, incentive, infrastructure, mentor, urban.

Day 17: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 17 of our SAT/ACT Reading Challenge! From June 30 — August 8, 2014, we'll post 1-2 interesting articles for you to read each day (Mon-Fri) that will help you learn the top 100 SAT/ACT vocabulary words.

Here are today's articles:

1. How to Fix the SAT
Slate

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 34

Slate: How to Fix the SAT

This writer proposes an interesting change to the SAT exam.

Featured words: dictate, distinction, implement, inevitable, inherent, obscure, prone, reform.