Shopping Picks in Graduation Gifts
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Humor goes a long way with any gift, and a college graduation gift is no exception. If the new graduate is considering more school in the form of an MBA, this MBA Degree in a Box: All the Prestige for a Fraction of the Price makes for a funny, yet informative, gift. The box includes entertaining trivia about Henry Ford, Donald Trump, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates in the form of study and trading cards.... more
A cedar hope chest may sound a little old-fashioned, but sometimes old-fashioned gifts have the most meaning. We prefer to give gifts that will stand the test of time and can be passed down to future generations. Thats why we like to give favorite graduates their very own hope chest filled with family photos and memorabilia. Its a gift that shell remember and take with her for years to come. This selection of Cedar... more
Let them capture their own graduation memories with their very own digital camera. This Canon Powershot SD780 IS Digital ELPH Camera features an ultra-slim design and comes in four colors to fit their style. It comes packed with features, including 12.1 megapixel resolution, a 3x Optical Zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilizer, and HD movie shooting capability plus HDMI output for easy playback of video and photos on your HD television.
In addition to laptops and cold hard cash, you just cant miss by giving an iPod as a graduation present (or for any kind of present for that matter). The Apple iPod touch 64 GB is an all-in-one MP3 player, game player, and pocket computer. Its 64 GB capacity can hold up to 14,000 songs, 90,000 photos, or 80 hours of video. When fully charged, it offers up to 30 hours of music playback... more
By now, most teenagers have more gadgets than they can keep track of, from cell phones to MP3 players to portable gaming devices. And each device has its own charger that they have to keep track of too. But with the IDAPT Universal Desktop Charger, they can charge all of their gadgets at once and with the same charger. Its the perfect gift that they can take from home to school.
One of the best gifts you can give to any graduate is cash. We dont know anyone who would turn down a stack of bills. But sometimes handing over cash can just seem so impersonal. Thats why we like to give a cash gift wrapped in a personalized money clip. This selection of personalized money clips includes both metal and leather clips that can be engraved with the graduates initials.
Regardless of whether they work in a cubicle or in a home office, new graduates are going to need a quality desk lamp to keep their eyes protected while staring at a computer screen for hours on end. The Z-Bar LED Desk Lamp provides bright daylight-type light with its six high output LEDs. The stylish and modern lamp uses only nine watts of power and includes a four-step dimming system.
Messenger bags are the briefcases of today. They are essential for holding your laptop, books, and resumes. This Swiss Army Victorinox Altmont Trift Laptop Messenger is stylish, professional-looking, and functional. Available in a variety of colors, the bag features a zippered mesh pocket, slash pockets, pen slots, cell phone pocket, key fob, and dedicated Swiss Army Knife pocket. Its fully-padded, rear-access laptop compartment comes with breathable, closed-cell foam for heat dispersal and superior shock... more
Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?: The Crash Course in Finding, Landing, and Keeping Your First Real Job by Ellen Reeves
Leaving the nose ring at home when going on a job interview sounds like a no-brainer to us; but apparently, its not so obvious to younger generations. For that reason, any new graduate will certainly appreciate the advice Ellen Reeves offers in Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview?: The Crash Course in Finding, Landing, and Keeping Your First Real Job. And in todays economic climate, its the essential guide for young... more
The College Dorm Survival Guide: How to Survive and Thrive in Your New Home Away from Home by Julia DeVillers
High school graduation means that college is on the horizon and its never too early to start preparing for freshman year. The College Dorm Survival Guide: How to Survive and Thrive in Your New Home Away from Home by Julia DeVillers is the ultimate guide for surviving college, including advice for choosing the right residence hall, getting along with your roommate, and dealing with communal showers, laundry, and dining halls.
Your high school graduate worked hard to complete his or her senior year, and it's time for them to kick back and relax a bit before college starts in the fall. This Nintendo Wii Gaming Console will keep them entertained for hours. It plays two disc formats in a single, self-loading media bay, and features a processing chip from IBM and a graphics chip from ATI. The console also offers built-in Wi-Fi access for... more
The Osprey Atmos 50 Pack is the perfect backpack for any new graduate looking to travel abroad for the summer. The backpack features an AirSpeed suspension system, an aluminum frame, 3D mesh back panel, and side crescent ventilation. It also comes with a sewn-in hydration sleeve with hydration tube routing points, and plenty of pockets to keep their gear organized, including a removable floating top pocket and two vertical zippered pockets.
When we graduated from high school, we received a card with a few bucks in it and a slap on the back. Nowadays, the gift of choice for high school grads is a laptop. This HP Pavilion dv6-1240us Notebook will give them everything they need to handle their college coursework in the fall, including an Intel Core2 Duo Processor, a 16-inch Diagonal HD BrightView Display, 320GB Hard Drive, Wireless LAN, and a SuperMulti 8X... more
Ah, Dr. Seuss. It doesnt matter how young or old you are, the wisdom of Dr. Seusss words transcends any age. Oh, the Places Youll Go! offers inspirational and honest words for anyone setting out on a new adventure. In it, youll hear little nuggets of wisdom such as "You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose," and many others to help... more
Graduating from college means its time to find a job in the real world. When looking for a job, its important to look organized and professional and this Winn International Leather Underarm Portfolio is a great start. The portfolio is made from high-quality leather, and securely holds and hides all of your important papers thanks to its zipper closure. An exterior pocket is perfect for keeping extra pens and paper within reach.
We lived on ramen noodles throughout our college years and well after we graduated. We managed to come up with a few crazy concoctions of our own to break up the ramen monotony. But thankfully, college graduates have this book to turn to for ways to make their ramen dinners more exciting. 101 Things To Do With Ramen Noodles by Toni Patrick makes the perfect gift for both college and high school graduates.
Sometimes finding the right job right after college is a matter of luck. Send your college graduate out in the real world with a lucky charm of their own. Horseshoes have long been said to bring good luck, so wearing a horseshoe necklace certainly couldnt hurt when it comes to job prospects. Plus, it just looks cute. Youre sure to find a lucky charm to fit her style from this selection of horseshoe necklaces.... more
Going from dorm life to office life can be a culture shock to any new college graduate. Thats why we recommend that every college graduate watch The Office. Sure, its a funny television series, but what makes it so funny is that many of the shows scenarios hit close to home. Who hasnt had a boss like Michael Scott or a strange coworker like Dwight Schrute? They may laugh in disbelief now, but theyll... more
Hopefully, your college graduate will be moving into a place of his or her very own. Thats why we like to give new graduates a gift that is both a sign of good fortune and a nice green element for their new place. This selection of bonsai money trees are well-established and shaped before they are shipped. They are perfect for introducing people to the art of bonsai because they are easy to grow... more
Graduating from college means that its time for them to make the transition from the dorm to an apartment (or a house if youre lucky). That also means theyll have to start cooking for themselves. How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman is a great cookbook to teach them how to cook basic, simple meals. The book includes 2000-plus recipes, and offers simple instruction and helpful techniques to get them cooking in no time.... more