College Grad Gifts
Dabl At Home Dec 2020
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Great Gifts for Recent College Graduates

Shopping for a recent college graduate is made easy with this handy list of useful products.

By: Catie Kovelman, Updated 04/28/2022 

College graduation season is coming up! Graduating college is a huge accomplishment that comes with lots of hard work, and finding the perfect gift for your new grad is a great way to show how proud you are! The best graduation gift ideas will celebrate your loved one's accomplishment while also helping them prepare for post grad life.

College graduation holds particular significance because graduation day may mark the end of formal education for your young adult and the first time they truly have to enter the adult world without a safety net. Choose a thoughtful gift that will help them through this change. Gift the grad in your life something they'll love and utilize as they begin the next chapter of their lives. Entering adulthood is hard, so we've got 13 gifts that will make the transition a little easier.

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Hindsight 20/Something

While transitions are exciting, they can also be scary. Twenty-somethings experience a ton of new emotions upon college graduation, so this book will be completely relatable and welcomed by the college grad in your life.


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K-Mini Single-Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker

How do most adults get by? Coffee. The key to staying perky for that all-important job interview and chipper during the workday is caffeine! If your grad is entering the workforce, and/or possibly living on their own for the first time, this 1-cup coffee maker is a perfect gift they'll be sure to use daily! It's compact to fit in any kitchen, simple to use, and compatible with hundreds of K-Cup pods.


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AirPods with Charging Case

A good set of headphones is a must, especially in this age of Zoom meetings. The Apple Airpods connect easily to all devices as well as seamlessly switch between them. Whether it's for working from home or calling parents at home, they'll definitely come in handy.

$100 (On Sale!)

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Paradex Eco-Drive Quartz Watch, 43.5mm

A watch is a significant gift that is great for a grad. This stainless steel watch from Citizen will work with both casual and more formal attire and is a nice addition to any young man's wrist!

$140 (On Sale!)

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Kate Spade Mulberry Street Lise Satchel

Now that she’s a college graduate, your young lady needs a purse that makes her look like the young professional she is! Few brands are more fashionable than Kate Spade, and this spacious satchel has a feminine and professional look.

$139 (On Sale!)

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Away Luggage Away Luggage

The Bigger Carry On

Oh, the places they’ll go with their new luggage! If your loved ones want to start their post grad life with an adventure, this suitcase may be the best way to show your support! This bag comes in several bright, stand-out colors, is lightweight, has 360-degree spinner wheels, and has interior compression to help pack more in. 


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Classic Core Sheet Set

Set your new grad up for adult living with some quality sheets. These feature a 720 thread count weave for hotel-style luxury. Order now to take advantage of limited edition styles and colors while you still can!


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Hatch Restore

As grads enter adulthood they’ll learn just how important a good night’s rest is. Start them off on the right foot with this multifunctional sleep machine. It will help them create a personalized sleep routine and the sunrise alarm clock helps mimic the sun for a natural wake-time. There are sounds to help soothe, a soft-glow reading light to reduce eye strain, and  it includes a free trial of Hatch Premium — an optional in-app subscription that offers content such as meditations, sleep stories, soundscapes and more.


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Armada 7 Piece Nonstick Carbon Steel Cookware Set in Red

Get this grad set up for adulthood with this 7-piece set that will help them find their way around the kitchen. The bakelite handles help avoid kitchen mishaps by staying cool to the touch. The non-stick interior makes for easy cleanup. The set includes 3 pots in varying sizes along with lids and a frying pan.


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50 Dollar Money Lei - Graduation Lei

You’ve likely heard of flower graduation leis before, but how about money leis? This great gift idea could be put toward student loans or for your grad to buy himself something special. Plus, it’s much more memorable than your average cash gift!  


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College Cityscape Wine Glasses - Set of 2

College graduation is certainly something that warrants a toast! Share a celebratory glass of wine in these special glasses that are decorated with artwork inspired by your alma mater. The artist, Josh Seubert, has designed wine glasses for many popular universities!


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Personalized Laptop Case

Would you prefer to give your grad a personalized gift? This personalized laptop bag is a great choice! The perfect accessory for going on to pursue higher degrees or to enter the workplace, this laptop will feature your grad’s name in a font of your choice. Plus, it’s made sustainably from vegan leather. 

$30+ (On Sale!)

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Amazon Gift Card

If you really aren’t sure what to get for your recent grad, surprise him with an Amazon gift card instead! Since Amazon sells pretty much everything, he will be able to purchase whatever his heart desires. And with Amazon Prime shipping speeds, the gift he chooses will arrive in no time! 

$25 - $5,000

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