Boost Your Test Score by Learning Specific Root Words

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Do you know your roots? Root words, that is. If you've ever studied Latin in school, you've been doing your vocab skills a big favor -- which is good news for your SAT or ACT score.

That's because the Latin and Greek languages largely inform the words we use today in the English language. In fact, Latin and Greek are at the root of over 60 percent of English words, either directly or indirectly.

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