15 Practical Gifts Your College Grad Actually Needs
Another year, another flock of wide-eyed, hopeful young college graduates entering the (dun, dun, dun) real world. And they need a lot more than love and guidance to get through the first year or so of making it on their own. A gorgeous engraved necklace is great. A fresh set of knives to whip up top notch meals is better.
Here, we've rounded up a few super-practical gifts to give your favorite grad as they embark on this next chapter. They might not be rent money, but we think they're just as useful.
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Fresh Set of Sheets
Toss those well-used college bed sheets aside for a luxe set made for an adult bed in a new apartment.
Meal Delivery Service
A meal delivery service, especially one backed by Martha Stewart, will take a massive meal prep load off a new grad that's been living on ramen for a little too long.
Amazon Echo Look
It's new, it's cool and it might just help your recent grad put together the perfect interview outift to land a new job.
Tons of Tupperware
Tupperware is necessary in the real world for carrying food everywhere from the office to the girls night pot luck. But it disappears like socks. A sturdy set with a number of pieces will last.
We've all tried to use a steak knife to cut up everything from raw vegetables to a fresh loaf of bread because we didn't have the proper tools. Get your grad a knife set to avoid losing any fingers.
Bigger, Better Towels
Towels should be replaced pretty regularly anyways. And when those towels have weathered four years of college, they should be replaced immediately.
To fix all of the things that will undoubtably go wrong in his or her new apartment.
Fancy Coffee Machine
Gone are the days of dining hall java. This high end espresso and coffee machine defines #adultgoals.
Charging Phone Case
Business Card Holder
A cute pouch will encourage your grad to remember to bring her business cards and network, network, network!