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Day 17: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 17 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 to Fix the SAT
Slate

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 34

Slate: How to Fix the SAT

This writer proposes an interesting change to the SAT exam.

Featured words: dictate, distinction, implement, inevitable, inherent, obscure, prone, reform.

2. The Sad, Century-Long History of Terrible 'Wizard of Oz' Movies
The Atlantic

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 32

The Atlantic: The Sad, Century-Long History of Terrible 'Wizard of Oz' Movies

Why has it been so difficult to successfully revisit the Emerald City?

Featured words: legacy, mediocre, replicate, resonate, unique, unprecedented.

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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