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Gift Ideas & Gift Guides / May 14, 2018

Con-GRAD-ulations: A Gift Guide for College Graduates

Graduation–especially college graduation–is a huge milestone, certainly one worth celebrating. And while cash-loaded greeting cards and gift cards are a staple of the season, now is an opportunity to gift the grad something they’ll actually use. Whether it’s something to deck out their first apartment, or something to help them on their way to work, these gifts are sure to put a smile on the new grad’s face.

For the grad who’s moving away for new opportunities…

A set that will help them meet new people in their new home.

Anywhere Connections: 75 Cards for Discovering Yourself & Others, Wherever You Are by Magda Lipka Falck

“Anywhere Connections: 75 Cards for Discovering Yourself & Others, Wherever You Are” by Magda Lipka Falck, $12.95, available at Amazon

For the grad who’s the life of every party they attend…

A set of glasses to help them stock their bar cart with class.

Fishs Eddy Under the Influence Gift Box - Set of 4

Fishs Eddy “Under the Influence” Gift Box – Set of 4, $44, available at Fishs Eddy

For the grad who’s inspired to find their path after college…

A book to help them start building a life they love.

The Quarter-Life Break-through: Invent Your Own Path, Find Meaningful Work, and Build a Life that Matters by Adam Smiley Poswolsky

“The Quarter-Life Break-through: Invent Your Own Path, Find Meaningful Work, and Build a Life that Matters” by Adam Smiley Poswolsky, $10, available at Amazon

For the grad who is all about professional growth and development…

A business card holder that will help them stay on top of building their professional network.

Kate Spade New York Silver Street

Kate Spade New York Silver Street “Let’s Do Lunch” Card Holder, $20, available at Kate Spade

For the grad who’s passionate about their playlists…

A set of headphones that will let them listen any time they want – even on the go.

Bose Soundsport Wireless Headphones

Bose Soundsport Wireless Headphones, $149.95, available at Bose

For the grad who’s working on being on time…

A stylish smartwatch to help them manage their time in style.

Fossil Gen 3 Smartwatch - Q Explorist in Luggage Leather

Fossil Gen 3 Smartwatch – Q Explorist in Luggage Leather, $255, available at Fossil

For the grad who’s genuinely excited to start their post-college career…

Get them a bag that will help them get to the office or anywhere they want to go.

Everlane The Modern Commuter Backpack

Everlane The Modern Commuter Backpack, $68, available at Everlane

For the grad who’s ready to get creative in their new apartment kitchen…

A cookbook to help them document old family recipes and create some new ones.

Suck UK My Family Cookbook

Suck UK My Family Cookbook, $21, available at Amazon

For grad who embraces their playful side…

A game that’s perfect for future dinner parties and game nights.

Cards Against Humanity Cards Against Humanity Game

Cards Against Humanity Cards Against Humanity Game, $25, available at Cards Against Humanity Store

For the grad who’s sincerely excited to have their own place that’s NOT a dorm…

A piece of art to help them decorate their new pad.

Risa Rodil Home Wifi Framed Art Print

Risa Rodil Home Wifi Framed Art Print, $37.99+, available at Society6

For the grad who’s always ready to celebrate…

A gift set to help them celebrate their big day.

Thoughtfully Champagne Boss

Thoughtfully Champagne Boss, $99.99, available at Thoughtfully

For the grad who always reminds their friends to take a deep breath and relax…

Help them unwind this summer with a canteen to keep all their adult beverages chilly.

Corkcicle Unicorn Magic Canteen - 25 oz.

Corkcicle Unicorn Magic Canteen – 25 Oz., $38, available at Corkcicle

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