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Day 21: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 21 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 Daydreams and Videogames Can Make Us Confident In Real Life
Wired

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 36

Wired: How Daydreams and Videogames Can Make Us Confident In Real Life

Daydreaming is often considered a bad thing. But studies show that it's actually the opposite!

Featured words: cognitive, engage, epic, innovation, insight, intuition, leverage, mentor, overcome, persist, prolific, prototype.

2. Guy Fieri's Restaurant: 'Ironic Dining' Mecca
Businessweek

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 19

Businessweek: Guy Fieri's Restaurant: 'Ironic Dining' Mecca

Guy Fieri's NYC restaurant is flourishing, despite a hilarious but controversial New York Times review.

Featured words: alliance, garner, ironic, mediocre, plague, replicate.

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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