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Day 18: SAT/ACT Reading Challenge

It's Day 18 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. What Life Will Be Like in the Cities of the Future
Time

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 21

Time: What Life Will Be Like in the Cities of the Future

In the future, smart technology embedded in everything from buildings to schools to parking spaces will change how we all live!

Featured words: adapt, assessment, consumption, dynamic, efficient, embed, incentive, infrastructure, mentor, urban.

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.