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Day 7: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 7 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. Is Human Enhancement Cheating?
Slate

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 63

Slate: Is Human Enhancement Cheating?

Are performance-enhancing drugs legal in sports? Of course not. But what about on the battlefield?

Featured words: adapt, allure, appealing, assessment, autonomous, cognitive, enhance, feasible, generate, immune, myth, perspective, pervasive, subtle, visceral.

2. The Problem With Prize Culture
Time

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 29

Time: The Problem With Prize Culture

It's common now for trophies and awards to be given to all children who participate. Is this healthy for kids?

Featured words: contemporary, ensure, esteem, extensive, foster, precise, tangible.

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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