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Daily SAT-ACT Reader: Edition #28

Happy Halloween! Today's Daily SAT-ACT Reader features articles about every kid's favorite fall holiday.

1. Grownups in Costumes: Have Adults Ruined Halloween?
Time Magazine, 10/23/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 13

Time: Grownups in Costumes: Have Adults Ruined Halloween?

American adults now spend significantly more money on their own Halloween costumes than on their children’s. What's happened to Halloween? Read more and learn vocabulary words like cherish, cultivate, dwindling, generation, influx, rebuke, recession, reveler, and vigilant.

2. In a Pediatric ICU, Halloween Can Be Healing
The Atlantic, 10/30/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 42

The Atlantic: In a Pediatric ICU, Halloween Can Be Healing

When kids can't be home for Halloween, hospitals around the country are bringing the holiday to them. Read more and learn vocabulary words like acute, commemorate, counteract, entourage, feasible, fictitious, ghastly, impaired, impeccable, loomed, partake, sedated, shun, somber, and vital.

3. How to Handle Halloween Candy Cravings
U.S. News & World Report, 10/30/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 33

US News: How to Handle Halloween Candy Cravings

Halloween is all about sweets! So it's no surprise that Halloween can trip up even the most conscientious dieter. Read these tips and learn vocabulary words like attribute, conscientious, dwell, excess, exposure, holistic, inborn, inconsistent, indulgences, looming, physiology, susceptible, and vulnerable.

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