Why Preparation is Important for Learning

St. Louis, Missouri (February 23, 2018) – Mackler Associates is a test preparation and tutoring facility located in St. Louis, Missouri. They help students excel by improving their grades, test scores, and self-confidence. They have a record of advancing the knowledge of their clients and ensuring they are prepared for the future. Mackler Associates does one-on-one ACT and SAT test preparation with their clients because they found the best results with this method. They work with hundreds of students that are all different, catering to each of their learning styles. Preparation for tests such as the ACT can help students reduce the fear and panic that taking these tests provoke in them. Many students find learning to be difficult and tests to be stressful, which is why preparation is the key to success. Mackler Associates helps provide results and positive futures for their students.


Mackler Associates has announced a new president, former Director of Operations and Vice-President, Jason Marks. Marks has been providing outstanding service with the company for the past 18 years. Growing up in the St. Louis area, Marks has always enjoyed tutoring and teaching others. Mr. Marks knows how important learning is and encourages starting the tutoring and test prep process early on to keep them excelling for years to come. Jason Marks and the employees at Mackler Associates strive to help their clients see long-lasting results. Nothing makes them happier than seeing their clients succeed and all the hard work paying off.


Mackler Associates

1067 N Mason Rd #5,

St. Louis, MO 63141

How an Exterminator Saves You Money

Pests in and around the home can be more than an unsightly nuisance. They can be an expensive problem if left untreated. Mice might be a health hazard and scary to some but they and their larger cousins rats can chew through walls and cables causing damage that costs money to fix. Ants are also annoying and hard for a homeowner to contain but their cousins, termites, can destroy the wooden framework of a house.  These are two examples of pests that must be treated with a small cost early to avoid much larger and more expensive costs down the road.

The process of preventing st. louis pests usually involves an exterminator. One approach for insects is to spray a coating of repellant around the outside of the home. One of the best ways to prevent rodents is to place traps in areas that rodents frequent. Naturally, an exterminator would be better at finding these areas and would also be able to spot pest related problems that the average homeowner might miss.

There are also different treatments based on the time of year. Fall and winter are times where pests look to get inside a home and need to be stopped or deterred. Spring is a time when pests become more active and reproduce, so nests and burrows near or on the home need to be dealt with.

Qualities for a Defense Attorney.

There are some standard things to look for when hiring a lawyer. The first is obviously a specialty. Hiring a prosecutor to defend you in a DUI case would not turn out well. The second focus should be winning. Someone who focuses on their cases and has skill is more likely to defend your case than a lawyer with a poor performance history.

Beyond that, look for the subtle skills that make attorneys successful. They need to be able to work in different roles. Most defense lawyers wish to work for rich clients that are desperate to win and will pay almost any amount in order to get the verdict they want. These are considered large cases that prove to be particularly stressful and difficult. On the other end of the spectrum, lawyers sometimes work for free, a service called pro bono. Other times they might work for very small companies or people with lower amounts of money. When an attorney needs to switch in between these different roles, see how well they remember each case. Also, research how much time and attention they give to each case because it could be an indicator for how they will treat a case such as yours.

One particular attorney that exhibits these qualities is Charles Barberio, a criminal defense attorney in St. Louis, MO. His law firm is The People’s Council.

Leave Product Photography to the Professionals

Smartphones with cameras have become very common. Almost everyone has one. The embedded camera combined with the versatility and mobility of a cell phone makes each smartphone owner think they can master photography. The ability to take unlimited photos also contributes to this mentality. Cell phone users sometimes think they can take multiple photographs and at least one will be good enough. Smartphone photography is so unanimous that seeing a traditional camera is odd. And it is not an overstatement to say that cell phone photography has had an impact on traditional photography. iPhones and Android smartphones can take pictures that are sometimes better than pictures taken with digital cameras with one lens. While being able to take great photos in almost every situation is great, knowing which photos will not turn out well can save a situation.

Trying to create a product photography shot probably won’t go well. Cell phone cameras focus on the center of the frame. A professional camera that can adjust focus is much better for presenting goods online. Also consider that a professional photographer will understand lighting. Someone with experience in the field can properly set the scene around an object to make it look its best, then adjust the camera settings to make the resulting photograph better than something a smartphone could create.