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Philly.com Summer Reading Challenge

2015 Summer Reading Challenge: Read one Philly.com article daily from July 1st to August 31st to improve your reading comprehension skills and learn SAT/ACT vocabulary words.

We're excited to be partnering with Philly.com for our 2015 Summer Reading Challenge.

Read one Philly.com article daily from July 1st to August 31st to improve your reading comprehension skills and learn SAT/ACT vocabulary words.

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Find articles to read

Coming soon, you'll be able to search our database — type in vocabulary words and find articles where the words were used.

In the meantime, check out these suggested resources:

Look for their opinion, editorial, and any special sections.

If you want to brush up on your reading comprehension skills in specific topic areas, you can also try:

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Did you know?

On the SAT, vocabulary is directly tested via sentence completions, but is also critical for writing strong essays and acing the passage-based reading questions.

On the ACT, vocabulary is tested in the English and Reading sections through your understanding of reading comprehension passages.

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