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Day 6: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 6 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. Solving Cold Cases Depends on New Witnesses, Not DNA
National Geographic

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

National Geographic: Solving Cold Cases Depends on New Witnesses, Not DNA

Unlike in TV and movies, most cold cases aren't actually solved thanks to DNA or forensics.

Featured words: conviction, rational, resolution, resolve.

2. Why the Man Who Hoarded Nazi-Looted Art May Get to Keep It All
Time

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 33

Time: Why the Man Who Hoarded Nazi-Looted Art May Get to Keep It All

If you own stolen property, most people would agree that you should return it. So why doesn't that apply here?

Featured words: adverse, civil, genocide, invoke, perception, perspective, precedent, prospect.

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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