Fun and Unique College Grad Gifts to Give This Year


By Kylie Ora Lobell

Another loved one is graduating from college this year, and you want to make sure you get them some unique college grad gifts. The only problem? You’re a little unsure of where to start. Don’t worry—you’re not the only one.

The following gifts for graduates are currently trending and would make the perfect present for anyone who’s just venturing out into the real world:

A Luggage Set

Recent college grads have places to go and people to see. Whether it’s a celebratory trip or a job interview out of state, help your friend or family member get there in style with a Velocity 3-Piece Hardside Spinner Luggage Set by Prodigy. This lightweight set is easy to travel with and allows for 360-degree mobility.

A Day at the Spa

Your loved one worked hard for the right to walk across the stage and pick up that diploma, so gifting them a relaxing day at the spa is a surefire way to show that you’re proud. Buying them a LivingSocial experience (for a spot in their neck of the woods) is definitely one of the more unique college grad gifts you can give. Your friend or family member will truly enjoy the gift of rejuvenation after years of late-night studying and writing term papers.

A Digital Photo Album

Sure, they may have plenty of pictures on social media, but with the 18.5-inch Wide Screen High Resolution LED Digital Photo Frame by TOMTOP, your grad will have something they can hang up in their first apartment. The rotation of images will remind them of all those wonderful, fun times they had in college. With the ability to add background music and slideshows, their cherished memories can live on forever.

A High-Tech Tablet

Tablets are excellent gifts for graduates because they allow for both fun and productivity. These portable devices can be used to take pictures, write emails, log onto social media, and more. The iPad Mini 2 is user-friendly and sturdy—two great features for recent grads. Help jump start their job hunt (or next step in their education) by gifting them technology that can enhance their productivity.

Some High-End Headphones

While your loved one is listening to music on their new tablet, going for a walk, riding on public transportation, or running on the treadmill, they can use the Beats Tour In-Ear Headphones from Beats by Dr. Dre. Aside from their stylish, sleek appearance, these are some of the highest-rated headphones on the market and compact enough to travel with anywhere.

Congratulatory Ice Cream

If your graduate has a sweet tooth, sending them the Congratulations Ice Cream Assortment from Harry & David will be one of your best bets for unique college grad gifts. The ice cream comes with messages like “Congratulations” and “Dig In! You Deserve It!” Recent grads will feel satisfied and appreciated eating this yummy treat.

Buy the Congratulations Ice Cream for your college grad. Click here to scope it out on Harry & David!


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