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Day 23: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 23 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. Why Ivy League Schools Are So Bad at Economic Diversity
The Atlantic

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 45

The Atlantic: Why Ivy League Schools Are So Bad at Economic Diversity

Ivy League universities are full of upper-middle class and wealthy students. Why is that?

Featured words: elite, formidable, inadvertently, innovation, modest, myth, perspective, presumably, systemic.

2. How to Design a Happier City
City Lab

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 23

City Lab: How to Design a Happier City

Is it possible to design our cities and towns so that they make us happier? As it turns out, the answer is yes!

Featured words: cognitive, empirical, infrastructure, narrative, notable, rational, resilience, synonymous, 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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