25 A+ Gift Ideas For College Grads

Graduation time is tricky. It's loaded ("What are you doing after this?"), it's emotional ("Are you and your boyfriend staying together even though he lives in Tulsa?"), and it's terrifying ("You have something to wear on that job interview, right?"). So, when shopping for that perfect grad gift, you've got a heavy burden to bear. The present has to be light and welcoming, while still taking into account the milestone of the day. Fear not: We rounded up 25 gifts that'll say, "Congrats, you've made it!" without sending your favorite grads running for the hills — or back into their old dorm rooms.
Yes, grads still have so much to learn, but now at least they can do it with a sharp set of notebooks and some proper flatware — thanks to you. This is, after all, their freshman year in the school of life.