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Welcome to Chicago Area Mensa
Chicago Area Mensa is a welcoming organization that provides a framework for intelligent individuals to interact and pursue common interests in order to build a social community.
One out of every fifty people qualifies for Mensa...
Mensa was featured on CBS Sunday Morning (including notable Chicago Area Mensans!) a few years ago. See the show on CBS's YouTube channel:
Mensans come from all walks of life. They range from three to one hundred years old. They represent both sexes, all races, various professions, and many beliefs. In fact, there's only one thing all Mensans have in common: high intelligence. To qualify for Mensa, you must have scored in the top 2% of the general population on a standardized intelligence test. There are many tests we accept. Once you've decided to join us, a world of social and intellectual opportunities is open to you.
If our local events don't keep you busy enough, there are many other opportunities to meet other Mensans from all over the globe. Each October, Chicago Area Mensa hosts HalloweeM, one of the grandest of all the Regional Gatherings. In the summer, Mensans from around the country get together at the Annual Gathering, which is a feast of presentations and activities for our omnivorous minds. There are also Mensa colloquia: "The Evolution and Revolution of Manufacturing" was the most recent one held this last July. Past topics included "The Nature of Genetics," "Between Science Fiction and Science," "Crime Scene Intelligence," "Social and Video Games", "Electronic Gaming and Its Impact on Society," and "Weather."
In a Twitter world, it's good to find some PBS minds. Come, see what we can do for you.
HalloweeM 43: Ready for Prime Time
Only 69 days until HalloweeM 43: Ready for Prime Time!
Mensans, please register if you haven't already done so. You don't want to miss the terrific program and this incredibly fun experience. October 12th is the last day you can register online and qualify for a discount.
And at this time, the hotel is offering an amazing WeeM rate of only $107 until September 30th. So book your room today. If the hotel block is full, please contact our WeeM Chair who will try to expand the block.
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