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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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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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Cyberethics in the 21st Century: The Reign of the Machines

Machines have helped humanity achieve groundbreaking scientific and technological advancements. But now we must ask ourselves the question at the center of the cyberethical problem: At what point do machines no longer serve as an extension of the person, but the person becomes an extension of the machine?

Sex and the Singular Pronoun

You’re sitting at a table, and after a long time elapses, someone finally brings the food. Why are they called the “waiter”? Senior Bulletin collumnist Richard Lederer makes the case for the singular pronoun, historically, philosophically, and lexicologically.

Isaac Asimov: Writer, Polymath, Chemist, Mensan

The prolific writer profoundly and indisputably impacted the science fiction genre, but on a more granular level Asimov influenced and inspired countless individual scribes. One of them, a Mensan and former coworker of Asimov’s, explores his legacy both in literature and on a personal level.

The Brahmanization of the American Lexicon

Americans might not know it, but their language — the lexicon of the everyday spoken and written word — is changing, a product of America’s diverse ethnicities and large immigrant populations.

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Submit your best unpublished work or works of short fiction to be considered for September’s special fiction edition of the Bulletin.

Wanted: Nominations for National Awards

Mensa needs volunteers; volunteers deserve 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 2020, Sponsored by GEICO

Our friends at GEICO are sending one lucky Mensan and their guest to the 2020 Annual Gathering in Kansas City, Mo., including two AG registrations, hotel accommodations, and two tickets to the Gala Dinner.

Join Mensa International’s Volunteer Team

If you’re interested in volunteering for Mensa International, now is your opportunity to apply. Take the chance to become part of a great international team!

National Events

Advances in Food Science

Before it hits our plates, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes with what we eventually eat. At Colloquium 2020, we’ll explore the latest developments in food science, including investigations into food safety, emerging food and agricultural technologies, maintaining stable food supplies globally, and more. Join us — and bring an appetite!

Irving, Texas | April 23-26, 2020

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.

KCAG20 | July 1-5, 2020

The largest yearly confab of Mensans anywhere, our AG spans five days and features a sprawl of talks, games, and entertainment. Kansas City is a revolution of creativity, music, food, art, and spirit … and we get to enjoy it all week! Connect with M’s from around the globe, reunite with old friends — and make some new ones. Missouri loves company, after all!

Local & Regional Gatherings

Join Central New Jersey Mensa for Snowball XLVI from March 6-8 for a great time and fun activities such as crafts, trivia, and plenty of fascinating programs that will surely delight!

The Region 5 Leadership Development Workshop is open to any Mensans who wants to participate (folks from other regions are welcome to attend). We'll have seminars on a variety of topics – which also includes SIGs, youth groups, etc.

Southern Nevada Mensa is proud to announce the Las Vegas 2020 Regional Gathering and Spring AMC meeting. Our slogan is an indication of our goal to provide Mensans from around the country (and even the world) an RG jam-packed with amazing activities, captivating presenters and a crowd-pleasing Hospitality suite all designed to give you the most bang for your RG buck.

Join us for the El Dorado of RGs — a 3-day smarty party filled with food, games, tournaments, trivia, and a fascinating line up of programs.

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