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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.

Day 16: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 16 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. The Successful 2020 Olympic Bid Signals New Hopes for Japan
Time

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 38

Time: The Successful 2020 Olympic Bid Signals New Hopes for Japan

Tokyo will host the 2020 Summer Olympics. What does this mean for the future of Japan?

Featured words: calamity, deliberate, ensure, epic, infrastructure, liberal, recession, resurgence, vulnerable.

Day 15: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 15 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. The Good and Bad News About Obesity
Time

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 14

Time: The Good and Bad News About Obesity

Do you know where your state ranks in the U.S. in terms of obesity rates?

Featured words: entrenched, epidemic, momentum, optimistic, systemic.

Day 14: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 14 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.

Just one article today. Happy Friday!

1. I Got Myself Arrested So I Could Look Inside the Justice System
The Atlantic

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 49

The Atlantic: I Got Myself Arrested So I Could Look Inside the Justice System

Every wonder what jail is really like? This writer got himself arrested so he could experience it first hand!

Featured words: conviction, dismiss, empathy, narrative, presumably, prospect, skeptical, vital.

Day 13: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 13 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. Granite Countertops, Flat-Screen TVs, Fire Pits: The Surprising Story of How College Dorms Got Luxe
The New Republic

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 34

TNR: Granite Countertops, Flat-Screen TVs, Fire Pits: The Surprising Story of How College Dorms Got Luxe

College dorm rooms used to be very spartan and minimalist. Not any more! Check out these luxurious dorms.

Featured words: appealing, complement, elite, liberal, lucrative, urban.