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Daily Reader: Edition #362

Learn 60 vocabulary words from today's Daily Reader with 3 articles: the chemistry behind chocolate and other everyday things, the best advice from questionable graduation speakers, and a $10,000 bachelor's degree.

1. The Miracle of Chocolate, Glass and Other "Stuff"
Scientific American, 5/1/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 24

Scientific American: The Miracle of Chocolate, Glass and Other Stuff

Think chemistry is boring? But an understanding of chemistry is how we've made chocolate so delicious! Read more and learn vocabulary words like degrades, dismiss, dreary, insight, mundane, and regress.

2. The Best Advice for New Grads From People Who Will Never (Again) Be Invited to Speak at Your Graduation
Time, 5/2/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 26

Time: The Best Advice for New Grads From People Who Will Never (Again) Be Invited to Speak at Your Graduation

Picking a graduation speaker is a big decision and sometimes, it doesn't work out. Read more and learn vocabulary words like allegations, aphorisms, deceit, imposed, menace, and platitude.

3. The $10,000 Bachelor's Degree Arrives
Businessweek, 5/5/2014

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 10

Businessweek: The $10,000 Bachelor's Degree Arrives

Is it really possible to get a college degree for just $10,000? Read more and learn vocabulary words like aspiration, deliberate, encumbered, exploited, inspiring, and mastery.

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