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Admission Testing

Schedule an Admission Test with your Local Group. Then score at or above the 98th percentile to be invited to join American Mensa.

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Prior Evidence Review

Qualify the quick, easy way by sending us evidence of scores from prior intelligence tests you’ve taken. For individuals younger than 14, this is the only way to qualify.

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Take the Mensa Practice Test

Wondering if you're Mensa material?  You’ll know in 30 minutes the likelihood of success on our official admission test. 
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Polka-Dot Brain

The mother of a child with disabilities knows: No amount of   smiling at a flight of stairs has ever turned it into a ramp — but there’s still reason to smile.

Lincoln 2.0

Could we build an artificial intelligence that could think, make decisions, and communicate like the man most regarded as our greatest president, Abraham Lincoln?

20th-Century Genius, 21st-Century Idiot

When I was 16, we were given the SAT exams. I scored so well that 15 or so years later, those scores got me into Mensa.

No Need to M'splain Yourself: The Test

M’splain [EM-spleyn] verb: 1. to provide additional and/or specific detail on a topic, regardless of whether it is relevant, warranted, or welcome ...

Theodore Talks 2024: TEDer Than Ever

Local Group books compelling experts for monthly interactive series open to all Mensa members, including talks with a NASA Goddard Space Flight Center astrophysicist, an authority on BBQ, a master distiller, and a host of others.

Readers Have Spoken! 2 Books Are Best of the Best

Voting has ended and the results of our 2024 Mensa For Kids’ Battle of the Books literary challenge are in! Find out which titles came out on top.

At-home Learning Resources for Kids

As the school season begins anew, here's a friendly reminder that the Mensa Foundation is here to help. MensaforKids.com features a curated lists of free and low-cost educational resources to enrich your child’s mind and ignite their excitement about learning.

National Events

Mensa Foundation Colloquium: Giftedness Across the Lifespan: Giftedness in the Workplace

The Mensa Foundation continues to better understand and support giftedness across the lifespan, focusing on the unique experiences, challenges, and opportunities that the neurodiverse face as they move through the contexts, ages, and stages of life.

Annual Gathering | July 3-7, 2024

The largest yearly confab of Mensans anywhere, the American Mensa Annual Gathering started as a small, two-day meet-and-greet at the New York Belmont in 1963. The event now spans five days and features a sprawl of talks, games, and entertainment unlike any other.

Charlotte, N.C. | April 18 - 21

An annual tradition since 1990, Mind Games is a four-day board-game-judging marathon, during which the year’s five best new-to-market tabletop games are chosen and awarded the coveted Mensa Select® seal. Join hundreds of tabletop fanatics for a long weekend of around-the-clock board gaming.

Local & Regional Events

June 9, 2024 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM CST

How do we keep our memory alive and engaged as we age in the 21st century? Join us for an interactive session to explore how the sense of smell solidifies memories and helps keep a strong connection to our world. *Please note: This event starts at 2:30 p.m., Pacific time/4:30 p.m., Central time.

June 23, 2024

No group assigned

This presentation will highlight the unique spirit and history of Kansas City's West Bottoms area and the West Bottom Whiskey Company, located near the 2024 AG site.

June 23, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM CST

Dayton Area Mensa

Region 3 welcomes everyone to their 2nd Annual Young's Jersey Dairy Mini-RG. Everything is included in the price, so bring your appetites for food, ice cream, and fun outdoor activities.