Graduation time is right around the corner, and along with the day that your student has been waiting to happen for many many years, it’s an awesome time to celebrate the end of their schooling and the transitioning of them into the “real world”. With the thoughts of caps and gowns running through their heads, it’s up to you to find a perfect graduation gift to help close that chapter of their college years. Think outside the normal gifts and gift them with something that is truly memorable. Think big, think positive and have fun planning on giving them an epic graduation gift. To commence their accomplishment of graduating college, why not consider giving them one of these perfect graduation gifts to bring that smile, and shock to their face.
Perfect Graduation Gifts to Celebrate the End of their College Years
- Personalized Passport Holder. When you’re young, with no limits holding you back, traveling the world is always an option. And with college being behind them, your graduate may find that traveling is just what they are wanting to do. Give them that little nudge that they may be needing with an awesomely personalized passport holder! Is there any more of a clue that they need that it’s their choice to make their travels happen?
- Cash. Let’s face it…cash is king. Your new graduate will be needing some cash before venturing out into the wonders of the world…they may not be used to having cash, or even know how to handle it. Give them a wide array of bills, and just let them have some fun. No rules at all. They’ve spent the last 16 years of their life in school, right? Those years have been full of others making decisions and setting schedules for them, so toss ’em some cash and let them just have a little fun without having to have a specific plan. If they’ve been eating ramen noodles the past few years as their daily meal, maybe it’s time that they spend a bit of money on eating food that their taste buds have been longing for! Shrimp? Crab, or lobster? Yes, yes, and yes.
- A suitcase full of new clothes. How awesome of a gift would it be to give the graduate in your life a suitcase packed full of new clothes for them to grab, and just hit the road? If you know that they’ve been planning a trip to the beach after graduation, load up a suitcase full of flip-flops, summer wear, and sunscreen and take the stresses of packing out of their mind. Being prepared for a trip that they didn’t even have to pack for? Best gift ever.
- The “gift” of paying their student loans for a couple months out of the year. If you don’t know exactly what gift may be perfect, offering to pay a month or two of their student loans is an awesome choice that they will be certain to love. Think about the amount of stress that it would take off their shoulders if they knew that they didn’t have to worry about student loans for the first few months following the start of those loans being due. I feel relief even just typing that! Part of the negative stigma that surrounds college is the massive student debt that can often accompany, so help them to enjoy that graduation a bit longer by taking away that stress of those bills and their due dates.
While one can’t go wrong with gifting any type of graduation gift, take the time to find one that is unique to you and your student. Have fun with finding one that will truly shock and awe them and watch in anticipation as they open. You’ll get almost as much joy out of watching them open it, as they do receiving it!