College is filled with new experiences, friends, and challenges. Through this experience involves constant change over 4 years. As a senior in college myself, I can confidently say that college molds you into who you’re. Regardless of the occasion, finding a gift for your college student can be overwhelming. Now that we’re away from home and our personalities are changing, the previous gifting indicators are a haze now. Fortunately, this blog will walk you through 10 gifts for college students below.
Gifts for Sunday Morning Recovery
Although it’s not for everyone, alcohol is commonly associated with college. We are in an environment of freedom, responsibility, and most of us turn 21 in college. It’s without a doubt that your student will be grateful for anything that helps’em get back on their feet.
Chefman InstaCoffee Single Serve Coffee Maker: There’s nothing like a fresh brew of coffee after a night of drinking. But who wants to get dressed and then get slapped by the New England fall wind? This compact coffee maker is perfect for your college student! As it allows the use of both ground coffee & K-cup pods, it’s compact, and conveniently fills a standard(14oz) mug or travel mug.
Gourmet Meat & Cheese Sampler: Food is a great gift for any situation, but our sampler will put the “ahh” in your student’s Sunday morning recovery. With crackers that provide fast-acting carbs, meat that delivers those much-needed amino acids, and fruit, this gift will get them ready for the day. Not only does this help your student back to work, but it provides enough food additional cravings.
DripDrop ORS Electrolyte Hydration Powder Sticks: That first glass of water the morning after is indescribable. Now take that feeling and imagine it 10x better. These powder sticks dissolve into a glass of water and include all the ingredients that alcohol depleted. With 6 different flavors, your fellow student’s taste preference will surely be available.
Gifts for those Heavy Workdays
As a result of this new independence, it’s paramount that we keep up in class. This component of the college experience won’t be missed, especially finals week. While we aim to stay on the ball, it’s inevitable for a college student to cram. Here are perfect gifts to help your student get through those challenging experiences.
Exam Cram Care Package: Regardless of the kind of assignment, nothing is worse than getting into the zone and being hungry. Our care package is perfect as it provides a variety of snacks to meet your student’s needs. Not only does it include energy-boosting sweets, but also fulfilling almonds, pizza pretzels, and a savory granola bar.
LapGear MyDesk Lap Desk: With the majority of 2020 college students studying remotely, we’ve found ourselves in unconventional study spots at home. This poses a problem as our devices overheat, become uncomfortably heavy, and are at an awkward distance from what we’re used to. This simple but comfortable gift is perfect for any college student.
SmartDevil Small Personal USB Desk Fan: When working to put our best work forward, your student will undoubtedly get uncomfortably hot. This portable fan conveniently connects to your student’s computer and will provide a flow of cooling sensation.
Ultimate Aromatherapy Diffuser & Essential Oil Set: The workload in college can be very stressful. Sometimes that stress can prevent any real progress or keeps your student up all night. Getting a diffuser for your student will be perfect as it soothes that stress, allowing them to focus and tackle our sleep deprivation.
Gifts for Memories with Friends
Whether you’re reminiscing on the college experience or not, memories with friends will be one of the first that’ll come to mind. College stress requires college friends to remain sane, so getting a gift to enrich those experiences will be appreciated.
Fujifilm Instax Mini Link Smartphone Printer: It’s hard to explain but a printed picture adds a new feel to a unique experience. This perfect gift gives your student the opportunity to effortlessly decorate their rooms. Swiftly make memories permanent and put a modern twist on photography. Don’t forget to buy the film!
Mini Projector: This gift could be a memory maker in itself! Whether it’s playing video games or hosting a movie night, your student will be a broken record of appreciation with this portable projector.
JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker: What’s better at enriching those memories than music? Your fellow student will love this speaker as it’s waterproof and can connect to other JBL speakers, making for a cost-effective surround sound system.
If you’re still unsure what to get, check out this blog that provides additional ideas perfect for college students here. Thank you for reading and I wish you the best of luck in your gift-giving festivities!
About the Author
Christian Redding is a student at one of New Hampshire’s premier state colleges. When not gaming or running to his next class, you might find him working, this semester, here at GourmetGiftBaskets.com! 10 Gifts for College Students is Christian’s third, in a series of blog posts, he completed during his Fall 2020 internship.