It’s the end of your senior year, after the summer everyone is moving away to their colleges and you want to get an amazing gift for that special friend of yours. Your problem is solved! Gift ideas from this list are perfect for any friends going to college.
Who can say no to a box full of best snacks? Cravebox’s care package will make sure all of your friends needs for sweets and savory snacks are fulfilled. It is affordable and easily deliverable, and your friend will definitely owe you one. Whether they are happy or sad, if they want to celebrate an exam they passed or simply need a snack while watching their favorite Netflix show, this gift box will be the perfect companion for the job!
Good Friends are Like Stars Wood Box
When your good friends go to college, it's nice to bring with them the knowledge that your friendship, no matter where they are, will remain strong.
Bluetooth Digital Pen
Have you ever wanted to save your notes you write in your notebooks, on your computer as well, and all at the same time? Well, now you can, with this bluetooth pen. It will provide a sensitive and precise writing or drawing experience, with no lag between the tip of your pen and the line. It has been made to be consistent without a faulty dot. Help your friend with storing notes more practically and improve their studying efficiency!
Most of the modern students live off unhealthy fast food or quick microwave meals, that’s why they need a health kick every now and then. When we say healthy and convenient first thing that comes to mind are smoothies. This is why having a reliable, countertop blender that doesn’t take too much space and makes smoothies in under a minute is a necessity. Even if they aren’t fond of vegetables or fruits, they will love this because everything tastes better in smoothie form, doesn’t it?
Leather Photo Album
You have some amazing pictures with your friend and you wonder how to make use of them. Simply get this 4x6 photo album, put the pictures inside and give them to your friend just before college. They will become the main decoration of their door room. They aren’t too big so they can be easily moved and set up pretty much anywhere. You don’t need to spend a lot of money to show your love and care for someone, helping them remember your best moments together really is priceless. It's the perfect parting gift!
Amazon Gift Card
Besides running out of coffee, what is the worst nightmare of any college student? Being short on cash, of course! That is why getting your almost college student friend a gift card is always as thoughtful as it’s practical. They can use this Amazon gift card for pretty much everything, school books, groceries, furniture or entertainment (to lighten up those dull days). If you are unsure whether they’ll like the present or you are out of ideas, but still want your friend to know you care about them, a gift card is always a way to go!
Anker Power Bank
Running around all day, being outside of your place, classes, studying, hanging out with friends, imagine having to do all that if you forgot to charge your phone on time, or simply the battery isn’t as good as it was. College is already a load of stress and anxiety so let your friend at least be carefree about their phone not dying on them. Get them this neat, portable and reliable power back which can charge their phone up to 2 times or even their tablet device once. It has a simple design, 2 ports and size of a regular smartphone, perfect to carry on your person at all times!
Friendship Compass Necklace
It's not easy to say goodbye to a friend who moving to college, especially it's not easy to do the right way. Do it the way your BF will forever remember by giving her this friendship necklace.
Wacaco Minipresso GR, Portable Espresso Machine
What is the one thing a student can’t survive without? Food, water, oxygen? No, coffee of course! It is going to give your friend just that extra boost for when they need to finish an important paper or pull an all-nighter of studying. It doesn’t even require batteries or power, it’s small, compact and sturdy, perfect for any room or library. Wherever your friend is and they’re in need of a little bit of caffeine to get them up and working the MiniPresso will come in clutch.
Noise Cancelling Ear Plugs for Sleeping
What is the worst enemy of students living in busy door rooms? Noise, all day, every day. You can’t concentrate, so your productivity and creativity are being demolished. Help your friend out, at the start they might not think much of the gift, but when their neighbors start making noise during the day and in the odd hours of the night, they are quickly going to realize how much of a lifesaver you really are. They can even put them in before they go to sleep for the 24/7 noise protection.
Ring Trinket Dish with Friendship Quote
Although she moves on to college, the gift will tell her that a true friendship is a journey without end. Show your BFF that even if you are miles apart she will be your best friend forever regardless of the distance between you.
The gift that nobody thinks they need, until it’s too late. A tool box! Your friend is going to live on their one, maybe for the first time in their life, so they probably haven’t fixed anything around the house or flat yet. That is going to change quickly and when it does, they won’t be ready for it unless you come through for them and buy them this gift before they go to college. It contains screwdrivers, key wrenches, regular wrenches, hammers, wire cutters and many more tools needed for most small repairs around their place. If you were thinking about a useful gift for a friend who goes to college, you can’t go wrong with this one!
Stainless Steel, Insulated Water Bottle
Are your hot drinks getting cold too fast all the time, and your cold drinks are cold only for minutes? Well, that is going to happen to your friend too. They will be out of their apartment all day so they can’t cool down or warm up their drinks. But you can save them from that trouble with just one cool-looking, stainless steel, insulated water bottle.
They can simply pop them inside their backpack and their drinks will stay the same temperature for the entire day.
Reminder of Your True Friendship
Do you want to give your friend a reminder of your true friendship and the main part of their new home’s decoration? This ceramic wall plaque is perfect for that. Because of the size it will be able to fit anywhere, and the warm feeling it gives off tells you it is handmade straight away. Be original and thoughtful with this Eleanor Roosevelt’s quote everyone should remember. It is made from natural clay, with floral designs and various quotes, but this one is best suited as a gift for a friend who is going away!
The Graduate Survival Guide
Anthony Oneal’s Graduate Survival Guide truly is a must-read for any new student that is just about to embark on a new chapter of their life in college. It’s said to be the ultimate manual for students, helping them identify 5 greatest mistakes to avoid in college. You’re friend will already have it hard enough out there, so why not give him a bit of guidance and help before it’s too late.
JBL Flip 4
If you do not want to give a sentimental gift to a friend who goes to study then choose something that will be for them on college. Get your friend this wireless bluetooth JBL Flip 4 speaker and they will be sorted out in case of an outdoor party, beach day or pretty much any event with a lot of people where a loud, waterproof speaker can come in handy.
Are you ready to spend a little extra cash for that special friend, getting them an iPad is always a safe option. Leaving for college just like any other occasion, any other gift recipient, is the right time to give this awesome gift. They won’t have to carry their laptop everywhere from now on. A lot of college students don’t want to spend money on TVs or simply don’t have enough space in their rooms, so getting them this tablet will be perfect for their Youtube or Netflix needs. It is also very portable and light so traveling with it isn’t going to cause them any trouble.
Bluetooth Tracker and Finder
What is the one thing that happens to all of us in the worst possible times? Forgetting you phone, keys or wallet can be so irritating, but you can also save a friend of yours from all of this trouble with a simple bluetooth tracker and finder. Tile Inc’s Mate is the solutions, you simply attach it to any object you lose often, and connect it to your smartphone. Through the app on your phone, you can easily locate the missing objects. Congratulations, you have saved your friend precious time and nerves.
If your friend is moving away to college it is most likely going to be far away from you, so the only way you can keep in touch are phone calls, video calls over Skype or if you are more of an old-fashioned person, letters. With this Friendship Lamp you can connect with your friends, wherever they live. The only thing you need to do is to connect the lamps to Wi-Fi, they are already paired together. Next time one of you touches the lamp, the other paired up lamp is going to light at the same time. You can even choose the color or design of the lamp and light! Showing that you haven’t forgotten your friend and saying hi, has never been easier!