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Best Gifts for College Graduates

by | Apr 17, 2024 | NPP Recommends, Graduation Gifts

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Best Graduation Gifts For College Graduates?

Are you looking for the best gifts for college graduates? We have you covered! We interviewed a number of grads and asked what was the most useful, most unique, most favorite gift that you received for college graduation. Here are ideas for more than 25 best gifts for college graduates.

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College grads are ready for so many things in life! They might be getting married. They might be moving far from home for a new job. They for sure are setting up a home for themselves that they want as a newly minted “grown up” place to live.

Let’s help them do this as they get started in life as a college grad. Check out these thoughtful college graduation gifts below!

Best gifts for college graduates that they will love!

Below are gift ideas that we have gathered from our own graduates, as well as some of their friends! Keep in mind that a lot of these young people won’t want to purchase many of these things themselves. I always think those make the best gifts!

Best gifts for college graduates: home

Often our graduates move to a new town or at the very least, a new apartment or small house. Many times as. a college student they have used older, hand-me-down items that were given by family. Let’s help them freshen up their homes with some new items to update their nest in this Next Phase of their life!

Bedroom: 

Kitchen:

Cleaning/other

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Best gifts for college graduates: personal care and health

For small space exercise equipment, check out this post!

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More best gifts for college graduates:

Do you have any good ideas for the rest of us? Something that your young adult received that they loved? I would love to add to this list! Comment below…

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