Most college students are on a tight budget. These are 7 practical holiday gift ideas for college students.
Cash is a great gift for college students because they can buy whatever they need without the restrictions of a gift card.
2. Gift Cards
Gift cards are great if you want a college student to use your gift for specific items like textbooks, school supplies, or for food.
– College students can use gifts cards from Amazon.com for textbooks.
– Gift cards from Staples or Office Max are wonderful for school supplies.
– Gift cards to major restaurants or grocery stores are also excellent gift ideas for college students.
3. Laptop or Computer
A laptop or computer can make a college students life more convenient by allowing the student to work on assignments at home.
4. Journal Subscription
Most college students cannot afford a subscription to a journal or magazine devoted to their field of study or discipline, but a journal subscription could be useful to read to get a clearer idea of their subject matter and a better understanding of their future career.
5. Dorm Items
Ask the student if they need anything for their dorm. Pillows, bedding, microwave, TV, or a stereo may be needed items.
As college students are usually moving every semester luggage is a great gift idea to make moving more convenient.
7. Bus Passes or a Gas Card
Buying a college student bus passes or a gas card can help them to get around.
In conclusion, college students on a budget need practical useful gifts that can help improve their lives and get them through yet another semester of college.