Why I Applied To Mensa

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What is Mensa about?

What are the advantages of being a Mensa member?

Mensa Singapore IQ Test

General Knowledge: questions based on current affairs, history and pop culture

Logical Reasoning: puzzles and matrix type questions

Verbal Reasoning: basic reading comprehension analogy

Number Series: need to figure out which number goes next in sequence of numbers within one minute

How it felt when I got my scores back

It didn’t feel much different than getting an A+ or 90% for an exam at school when you were younger.

Perhaps this explains why no matter how good you are at certain subjects, there will always be someone who can consistently beat you at them — they have higher IQs than you!

I wasn’t a straight A student in school, and more of a B and C student, but I’m a member of Mensa now!

It certainly isn’t the be-all and end-all of intelligence, so don’t think too highly or lowly of yourself if you do or do not make it in.

But more importantly, I think it’s important to note that despite having an above average IQ, there are many things in life that you can never control.



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