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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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Limited-time Offer: Free Prior Evidence Review

For the month of March, we're offering free PE Review and the chance to qualify and join the easy way for only $79!

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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. 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.

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.

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.

Local & Regional Events

March 10, 2024

San Francisco Regional Mensa

The first Star Trek episode aired on September 8, 1966. The TV show, set in the far future, imagined technology far beyond anything of that time. In the area of medicine, Star Trek introduced several advanced technologies. Dr. Bunsongsikul will discuss medical predictions that are realities today.

March 24, 2024

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Find out why a visit to the Truman Presidential Library is just one more reason to attend this year's AG in Kansas City.

April 6–8, 2024

A Hell's M's sanctioned party hosted by Virginia and Mary Lee. Party all day Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, leading up to a 99.5 percent totality eclipse on Monday afternoon.