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Day 27: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 27 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. Ladies Last: 8 Inventions by Women That Dudes Got Credit For
Mother Jones

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 40

Mother Jones: Ladies Last: 8 Inventions by Women That Dudes Got Credit For

Ada Lovelace Day celebrates the often unrecognized achievements of women in STEM — science, technology, engineering, and math.

Featured words: eccentric, emerging, epic, extensive, homage, initiative, narrative, notable, periodic.

2. Why Can't We Find an AIDS Vaccine?
The Daily Beast

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 31

The Daily Beast: Why Can't We Find an AIDS Vaccine?

We've been waiting years, decades really, for scientists to discover an AIDS vaccine. Why hasn't it happened yet?

Featured words: chronic, durable, epidemic, immune, modest, optimistic, 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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