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How to Buy a College Graduation Gift

Graduating from college is a time to celebrate the beginning of a new journey. Give them a gift to help them with this celebration.


  • Step 1: Look sophisticated Keep them trendy and looking sophisticated by getting them a gift card to their favorite clothing store.
  • TIP: Unless you know their taste really well, don't try to buy them new clothing. Allow them to pick it out themselves.
  • Step 2: Give a gift for the home Give a gift for the home. A microwave, furniture, and dishware are good choices.
  • TIP: If buying the grad new housewares, encourage them to donate their used goods to younger family members or to a charity of choice.
  • Step 3: Stay connected and organized Make sure they stay connected and organized with a laptop computer. The latest software, printer, and laptop case are also essential.
  • Step 4: Give a camera Let them capture their new experiences with a digital camera or camcorder.
  • Step 5: Give them a professional look Give them a professional look by buying a leather briefcase to take on important job interviews and meetings.
  • Step 6: Buy a frame Display their hard work for all to see and buy them a frame to showcase their diploma.
  • Step 7: Give the gift of travel Give the gift of travel. The new graduate has worked hard, so let them relax before joining the "real world."
  • FACT: In 2009, an estimated 18.4 million students were enrolled in college.

You Will Need

  • Gift card
  • Gift for the home
  • Laptop computer
  • Software
  • Printer
  • Laptop case
  • Digital camera or camcorder
  • Leather briefcase
  • Frame
  • Luggage
  • Younger family members or a charity (optional)

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