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Customize Your Experience

Tell us the topics you're most interested in and we'll send you content to match your interests.

Whether you're new to the Academy or have been a longtime Member, you can use the Dashboard on our new website to customize your experience. All you have to do is select the topics that are of primary interest to you and we'll share content with you via the web and email that match up with your interests.

Learn how to access custom content below:

Step 1 - Log In or Create an Account

In the top right corner of our website, click "Log In." If you already have an account, simply enter your username and password. If you're new to the Academy, click the "Create Account" button and follow the instructions to create a new account.

Step 2 - Select Your Topics

Once you're logged in to your new or existing account, click the "My Dashboard" link in the top right corner of the website. From there, you'll be taken to Your Dashboard. If you scroll down on Your Dashboard you'll see a tab titled "My Topics." Click on the "+" sign to see the list of possible topics, then select up to 4 topics that are of special interest to you.

Step 3 - Update Your Profile

While you're in Your Dashboard, have a look at the other information in your profile, such as your email and mailing address, to make sure it's up-to-date. Simply click "Edit Profile" or "Edit Email Preferences" to make changes.

Step 4 - Enjoy Custom Content

Once you've selected your topics, you'll be able to scroll down in Your Dashboard to see "Suggested Content" tailored to your interests. In addition, if you're subscribed to our "Academy Updates" email newsletter, we'll send you content in the areas of the sciences you've told us you care about most.