Welcome to the 6-week 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.
Over the six weeks, you'll be exposed to these vocabulary words, multiple times in multiple contexts, to ensure that you really learn them. And just like real SAT/ACT reading comprehension passages, the articles we feature will cover a wide variety of topics including culture, education, sports, business, science, and more.
Ready to start reading? Here are today's articles:
1. When Memorization Gets in the Way of Learning
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 38
Tempted to memorize your way to an A on your next exam? Here's why this may hurt you in the long run.
Featured words: abstract, apocalyptic, civil, controversial, deliberate, efficient, logic, parallel, relevant, systemic.
SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 26
How did Sega lose out to Nintendo and Sony in the video console wars?
Featured words: allure, extensive, insight, intrigue, narrative, protagonist, unique.