Open Sesame: Mensa Opens Its Door To The Public

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No password or secret handshake required - you won't even need to pass the admission test beforehand. Come see what the geniuses are up to through an 'Open House' event in your local area. Open to the public, the 'Open House' events will run from August 1-31, 2009 and offer a taste of what the organization is really about. For 'Open House' events in your area, please visit http://www.us.mensa.org/openhouse.

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The 'Open House' events are a way for everyone to experience how interesting and fun membership in Mensa is

No password or secret handshake required - you won't even need to pass the admission test beforehand. Come see what the geniuses are up to through an 'Open House' event in your local area. Open to the public, the 'Open House' events will run from August 1-31, 2009 and offer a taste of what the organization is really about. For 'Open House' events in your area, please visit http://www.us.mensa.org/openhouse.

Prospects who attend an 'Open House' event will receive a coupon for $5 off the Mensa Admission Test. A person can qualify for Mensa through one of two ways: by taking the Mensa Admission Test, or submitting prior test scores for review. The Mensa Admission test is open to those 14 and older, and locations can be found at http://www.us.mensa.org/testing. If a prospect chooses to submit a prior test score for review, they can use one from anytime in his or her life. Mensa accepts more than 200 tests scores for membership qualification. A condensed version can be found at http://www.us.mensa.org/scores.

"The 'Open House' events are a way for everyone to experience how interesting and fun membership in Mensa is," said Guy Conti, Membership Officer of American Mensa. "Mensa events offer a wide variety of themes and subject matter, and bring together people who enjoy meeting others of all types. These events often feature prominent speakers on various topics, game nights and dinner meet-ups."

American Mensa is an organization open to anyone who scores in the top two percent on an accepted, standardized intelligence test. The organization has more than 57,000 members in the United States and more than 110,000 members around the world. Members of Mensa attend local and national events, join special interest groups such as astronomy and philosophy, and help out in their communities through various projects. For more information about Mensa, or to apply for membership, visit http://www.us.mensa.org or call (800) 66-MENSA.

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