Shopping, in general, is an obstacle in itself. But shopping for college is an entirely different beast. You spend weeks bookmarking items to purchase for their new dorm or apartment, yet somehow end up forgetting something they need. Bed sheets and oatmeal are essential, but there are a slew of other important items every student needs, whether freshman or super seniors.
And because college looks a bit different for students this year—and likely will remain this way for the foreseeable future—we compiled a list of classic college goods (bed sheets, desk supplies, etc.) and pandemic essentials (phone sanitizer, masks, etc.) your student will actually use. Ahead, the 25 best gifts to get the student on your list.
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Office Accessories Organizer
A clutter-free space equals a clutter-free mind—or so they say.
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Apple Watch Series 6
Apple Watch serves many purposes, but the tech brand recently announced the arrival of its newest service: Apple Fitness+. The new program provides users with workout videos on top of the many health services the pint-size gadget offers.
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Gift your college student a luxurious citrus and bergamot candle with a burn time that last longer than a can of Febreeze.
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Air Force 1 ’07 ESS Sneaker
Sure, no one will see your fly kicks through Zoom. But that’s what Instagram is for, right?
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Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Because is it really a shower if you don’t pretend to be headlining your own concert?
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College exams and papers are stressful enough. A beauty subscription service will help to keep those stress-induced pimples at bay.
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