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Day 5: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 5 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 Your Season of Birth Is Etched in Your Brain
Wired

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 22

Wired: How Your Season of Birth Is Etched in Your Brain

Scientists find that women born in the summer develop more grey matter than those born in winter. What about men?

Featured words: algorithm, liberal, persist, relevant, temporal.

2. What SimCity Teaches Us About Real Cities of the Future
Slate

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 29

Slate: What SimCity Teaches Us About Real Cities of the Future

What can we learn from how players build and design virtual cities within SimCity?

Featured words: collaboration, dynamic, emerging, ideal, incentive, infrastructure, lucrative, notable, notorious, renaissance, resilience, urban.

Subscribe to the Reading Challenge here. If you have questions or feedback, please let us know — we'd love to hear from you!

Happy Reading!

Betty

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