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12 Practical and Meaningful Graduation Gifts for the College Grad

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You’re seeing the college grad off to a new page in life, and need a gift to give him/her your best. Life after college technically means adulthood, so the best gift would be one that helps the fresh grad step into a new career, a new home, a new city, and a new stage in life. Here’s what we recommend.


✌ Dress them for the interviews

Briefcase form The Dude

Whether with big ambitions or financial pressure, a career is probably on the top of the fresh grad’s mind. It would be great if interview clothes and spendings on appearance is nothing to worry about. How about gifting a briefcase, a tie or earrings that hit the sweet spot between fresh, original and professional?

Necktie from Caveman


Thinking Outside the Box Earrings from Karat Jewel


✌ Adulting Accessories

Key Wallet from Weeken

Open the fresh grad’s door to fine living and wearing accessories. We still appreciate the first leather wallet and nice blouse gifted by family members, after finding them indispensable yet not so affordable! Help them set higher standards for the new life to come.

Gold and Silver Beer Mugs from TZULAï


Laozu Philosopher Candle from HSI


✌ Support their dreams

Passport Holder from Sipping Creative 

Does your beloved fresh grad remind you of your young passionate self who believed anything was possible? Whether he’s braving a year-long volunteer project, a big sabbatical or a drastic career change, all you need to give are your blessings and support.

Cow Ball Testicles Leather Pouch from Jane One Piece


Marble Papershoot Paper Camera from Papershoot


✌ Thoughts and Memories

Carved Rice Bracelet from Rice Writer

Venturing into the unknown is never easy. Between hopes and doubts, memories and companionship are what make us keep going on—fresh grad or not. Give the gift of strength with memorabilias of a shared memory in the campus or a meaningful conversation.

Lifelong Learning Atom Necklace from Lorak’s Handmade


Custom Text Leather Bookmark from Flame


Congratulations, class of 2017!

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