Question: What does Mensa do for you?

to identify and foster human intelligence for the benefit of humanity; to encourage research into the nature, characteristics, and uses of intelligence; to provide a stimulating intellectual and social environment for its members.

What are the benefits of being in Mensa?

Are there other benefits to being a Mensa member? Along with the intellectual and social activities, members receive discounts on products and services including magazine subscriptions, insurance and travel. Our Member Services team is always looking into new ways to provide extra value for your membership.

Does Mensa membership mean anything?

Mensa is the largest and oldest high IQ society in the world. It is a non-profit organization open to people who score at the 98th percentile or higher on a standardised, supervised IQ or other approved intelligence test .Mensa International.Formation1 October 1946Websitewww.mensa.org7 more rows

Does Mensa help you get a job?

A. Yes, we do want the smartest people we can get. And many interviewers try to gauge candidates intelligence in the interview. A test, like the one you passed for Mensa qualification, is more precise than a subjective interview.

Is Mensa hard to get into?

synapse on Flickr Mensa is one of the most exclusive clubs in the world. The IQ society was founded in 1946 in Oxford, England, by Roland Berrill and Lancelot Lionel Ware. Getting into the elite society is notoriously difficult and is a privilege reserved for those who score in the top 2% in its famous IQ test.

Are Mensa members geniuses?

These stars arent just talented and smart—theyre actually geniuses, and were giving them props on Smart is Cool Day. In addition to gracing the big and small screens, theyve earned a membership in Mensa, an international society for people with an IQ in the top 2 percent of the general population.

Should I mention Mensa on my resume?

Not likely, and if your interviewer is also a Mensa member, he or she will know that I.Q. level and membership in Mensa have no correlation with workplace success. Do the rest of us in Mensa a favor, and leave it off your CV.

What does it cost to join Mensa?

Membership dues for American Mensa are $79/single year, $215/three-year membership, and $350/five-year membership. Life Memberships are also available, based on your age at the time acceptable proof is received at the American Mensa National Office.

How many Mensa members are there?

145,000 Mensans Today, there are around 145,000 Mensans in roughly 100 countries throughout the world. You can see the approximate membership numbers of all the national Mensa groups here.

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