What does it mean to be a member of Mensa?
According to American Mensa, Ltd., the Latin word mensa has several meanings: mind, table and month. Mensa was created to serve as a round-table society for highly intelligent people to meet on a monthly basis. There is only one criterion for membership in Mensa: Each member must possess a high IQ.
What is Mensa for?
Mensa International, organization of individuals with high IQs that aims to identify, understand, and support intelligence; encourage research into intelligence; and create and seek both social and intellectual experiences for its members.
Are you a Mensa member for life?
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.
Is the Mensa test difficult?
Its mission is to identify and foster human intelligence for the benefit of humanity, according to the official website. 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.