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Take the Mensa Admission Test

We have supervised tests scheduled across the United States. Attend one in your area, then score at or above the 98th percentile to be invited to join American Mensa.

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Submit Your Old Test Scores

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? With this test, you’ll know in 30 minutes the likelihood of success on our official admission test. Still wondering?

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The Relationship Puzzle

Dolph and his daughter-in-law were not always successful in their puzzling endeavors, including completing the Mensa Bulletin’s Brain Games, but the passion connected them and made him feel home in Mensa.

In Praise of Public Libraries

As they respond to the evolving, often technological needs of patrons, public libraries serve a unique and critical role in communities across the globe. For Mensan Vinod Jain, a fondness for his local bibliotheca is rooted in support he received from a state-sponsored library before emigrating from India.

A Date With Data

Meteorologists and climatologists remain at the vanguard of data analysis for predicting future events. Through CoCoRaHS, a network of citizen scientists are bringing the science of weather and climate forecasting as local as their backyard or patio.

The Ancient Virtue Antidote

The dogmatic application of competing ideologies has fractured America. Can our political divide be fixed with Aristotelian inclinations toward moderation?

Send Us Your Best Fiction

Submit your best unpublished work or works of short fiction to be considered for September’s special fiction edition of the Bulletin.

Help Us Recognize Valuable Volunteers

Mensa needs volunteers; volunteers need recognition and appreciation for their contributions. Now is your chance to make sure they get it. The American Mensa Awards Committee is calling for nominations for the American Mensa National Awards program.

Win a Trip for Two to Annual Gathering 2022, Sponsored by GEICO

Enter inside to win a trip for two to the 2022 Mensa Annual Gathering in Sparks, Nev., including two event registrations, hotel accommodations, and two tickets to the Gala Dinner, sponsored by our friends at GEICO.

Compete for Mensa International Photographer of the Year

The art of photography is an area where Mensans from more than 50 countries with different languages, customs, and traditions can converge with a single, visual language. Use your creativity, skills, and technical expertise to produce your entry in this year’s Mensa International PhotoCup competition.

National Events

Mensa Foundation Colloquium: Giftedness Across the Lifespan

Efforts in the U.S. and globally to understand and support giftedness tend to focus on gifted education. Going beyond that, Colloquium 2022 will explore and follow giftedness across the lifespan for a more complete picture. Speakers will break down those stages, from youth and adolescence to adult to older adult, to investigate the impact and evolving nature of giftedness over time. 

Portland, Maine | April 28 - May 1

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.

Spark of Genius | July 6-10, 2022

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

It’s that time of the century! We’re rolling out the red carpet with our theme for 2022 and leaning into an age of dramatic change. Featuring a speakeasy evening, Gatsby costumes, and topics covering both the 1920s and expectations for the 2020s — we’ve got it all!

Break out your best Alice in Wonderland attire and come with us Through the Looking Glass! Fall down the rabbit hole for a long weekend filled with diverse and interactive speaker sessions, games, Eat Me & Drink Me Tastings, Carole-oke, excursions, and more!

It’s that time of the century! We’re rolling out the red carpet with our theme for 2022 and leaning into an age of dramatic change. Featuring a speakeasy evening, Gatsby costumes, and topics covering both the 1920s and expectations for the 2020s — we’ve got it all!

It’s that time of the century! We’re rolling out the red carpet with our theme for 2022 and leaning into an age of dramatic change. Featuring a speakeasy evening, Gatsby costumes, and topics covering both the 1920s and expectations for the 2020s — we’ve got it all!

It’s that time of the century! We’re rolling out the red carpet with our theme for 2022 and leaning into an age of dramatic change. Featuring a speakeasy evening, Gatsby costumes, and topics covering both the 1920s and expectations for the 2020s — we’ve got it all!

Early Fall is the best time for beach fun, with mild temperatures and plenty of sun. Tidewater Mensa’s beach- and ocean-themed RG has something for everyone, and it overlooks the Boardwalk of Virginia Beach on the Atlantic Ocean!

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