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Graduation Gifts for the Class of 2021

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As the Class of 2021 prepares to begin a whole new chapter in their lives, those closest to them are preparing their plans for gifts that congratulate, support, and encourage them.

Here are some of our favorite gift ideas for grads creating wish lists and gift-givers looking for a little gift inspiration.

First home away from home

  • Towels for the bathroom and kitchen
  • Bed Sheets
  • Picture Frames
  • Sunrise Alarm Clock with Bluetooth
  • Instant Pot
  • Tool Set

Sentimental gift ideas

  • Engraved Necklace
  • Watch (pocket or wrist; perfect for engraving)
  • Bracelet
  • Suit Set (cuff links, tie bar, money clip)
  • Framed quote

Organizational gifts

  • Day Planner
  • Personalized Leather Portfolio
  • Tech Cord Organizer
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Bags, bags & more bags

  • Carry On Travel Suitcase
  • Work Tote Bag
  • Backpack (with good laptop storage)
  • Lunch Bag or Lunch Box Set

Subscription gifts

  • Video Streaming Services (Netflix, Hulu, Apple TV+)
  • Music Streaming Services (Spotify, Amazon Music Prime)
  • Audible
  • Personal & Self-Care (Harry’s, Ipsy, TheraBox)

Techy gifts

  • Charging Station
  • Wireless Earbuds
  • Video Game System (and maybe a copy of Animal Crossing)
  • eBook Reader

Gift cards

  • Business Professional Wear Store
  • Home Furnishings & Furniture Store
  • Gas Stations
  • Moving Truck Rentals


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