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Graduation Gifts

Hot Gift Ideas for Dads & Grads

Lucinda Watrous | Posted 06.02.2016 | Parents
Lucinda Watrous

As the school year winds down, and summer is kicking off, it's time to start thinking about gifts for the Dads and Grads in your life. Father's Day is June 19, 2016, and graduations are already starting, so let's take a look at some hot gift ideas you can use to make them smile.

Grad Gifts That Help Them Grow Up

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 05.18.2016 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

It felt like just the other day, the biggest step your child took was tying her shoelaces. Or fending off a bully without your help. Or remembering to...

Your Grad Gift Guide: 6 Tips for the Perfect Present

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 05.17.2016 | College
Sharon Schweitzer

May and June are the months of college, high school, nursing, trade school, and university commencements; a time filled with exams, finals, papers and bells ringing freedom. Graduation parties and open houses are common as students celebrate meeting their goals, after years of hard work, and begin preparations for the next phase in the journey.

Graduation Gift Guide -- Technology Edition

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 05.18.2016 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

For the past several years at this time of the year I've put together technology gift guides for "Grads and Dads." It made sense since "dads" rhymes w...

J. Cole Attends Fan's High School Graduation And Offers To Help With College Tuition

The Huffington Post | Carly Steyer | Posted 06.26.2015 | Teen

In case you thought J. Cole was like every other celebrity, think again. According to MTVNews, the rapper took a break from his national tour in order...

Tech Gift Guide for Dads and Grads 2015

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 06.12.2016 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

We're already in graduation season and Father's Day is quickly approaching. That means everyone's looking for the perfect gifts for dads and grads. In the rapidly growing technology industry there are hundreds of wonderful options for gifts, finding the right one for the celebrant can be tricky since it's such a crowded field.

The Solution To Your Gift-Giving Struggles

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 06.04.2015 | Style

Photo: Jamie Beck of Ann Street Studio Doesn't it feel like you're always buying a gift for someone? You've got loved ones celebrating graduations,...

9 Best Gifts for Graduates

Jill Jacinto | Posted 05.21.2016 | College
Jill Jacinto

If you're unsure of what to give a recent college graduate, I've put together nine gift ideas every graduate could appreciate.

How To Make Cash the Perfect Graduation Gift

Becky Blades | Posted 05.14.2016 | Parents
Becky Blades

Gift-giving has always been difficult, but it seems to be getting tougher to know what's best to give among far-flung friends, mixed families and expanding casual networks. And it gets even more complicated when you really CARE.

8 Graduation Presents College Students Actually Want

Uloop | Posted 05.04.2016 | College

From mugs to sweatshirts, asking for this kind of graduation present means whoever buys something for you doesn't have to break the bank but can still get you something that you'll like.

6 Gifts For High School Grads That They'll Actually Want (And Use)

The Huffington Post | Carly Steyer | Posted 04.22.2015 | Teen

Graduation season is rolling around again, and with it, the annual question of what to get for friends or relatives who are heading off to college cam...

The Graduation Gift You Can't Afford to Miss

Michael Price | Posted 07.21.2014 | Education
Michael Price

Graduation season is upon us and a new class of young men and women are moving on to the next stage of their life, whether it be to college or a new c...

5 Graduation Gifts to Avoid This Year (and Forever)

Katie Hoffman | Posted 07.19.2014 | Comedy
Katie Hoffman

The phrase, "It's the thought that counts," is great for birthdays, holidays, or anniversaries, but when it comes to graduation, it's the dollars and Annual Percentage Yield that counts.

The Astrological Guide to Graduation Gifts

Rachel Kapelke-Dale | Posted 07.08.2014 | Women
Rachel Kapelke-Dale

It's May, and we all know what that means -- freedom. If you're a senior in high school or college this year, it also means a ton of gifts. If you're anyone else, it means getting presents for the graduating seniors in your life (welcome to the real world, suckers!).

Budget-Friendly Gift Ideas for High School Grads

SaveUp | Posted 09.01.2013 | College

I remember living entirely off gummy bears and Red Bull for a whole week during finals (which I most definitely do not recommend). Truth: college students don't always spend money wisely when they're off on their own for the first time.

The Awesome Surprise That Was Inside This Grad's Gift

Posted 06.25.2013 | Teen

For most graduates, receiving a photo album as a congratulatory gift might be met with disappointment. But for one Reddit user, we're guessing that th...

Why We Should Stop Giving Wedding Gifts | Posted 06.11.2013 | Weddings

Marriage customs have undergone many profound changes in the past few centuries. Contemporary American brides and grooms don’t meet for the first ti...

Will Your High School Graduates Give Gifts of Gratitude?

Carleton Kendrick | Posted 07.28.2013 | Parents
Carleton Kendrick

We should never assume others know that we appreciate, value and cherish them. We need to write our words of caring and gratitude in letters. We must speak our words of everlasting thankfulness. You need to tell them now. So do your children.

15 Unforgettable Grad Gift Ideas

Posted 05.07.2013 | Teen

If the graduate in your life managed to get through four years of high school -- and the hours-long ceremony that comes after -- with all their limbs ...

Graduation Gifts for the Future Jobless

Dana Holmes | Posted 06.05.2013 | College
Dana Holmes

While you want to give them something useful to make sure they're healthy and pursuing their dream, you don't want to offend them by implying that you think they'll never make it. To help unblur the lines between inappropriate and amazing here are some tips!

Dad's Secret Graduation Gift Took 13 Years To Make

Posted 07.09.2012 | Parents

Brenna Martin's dad evidently doesn't like last-minute shopping. Bryan Martin purchased a gift for his daughter's high school graduation -- which hap...

In Defense Of Buying A Child's Love

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.14.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I just broke my own #1 child-rearing rule: Hold your ground. My parenting sin is that I caved to my 11-year-old son's pleading and bought him an iPhone4S after I told him I wouldn't. So sue me.

The Perfect Gift for the High School Graduate

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 07.25.2012 | College
Patrick O'Connor

Seniors, here are some recommendations on how to spend your summertime. College is about trying new things, so give these a spin, and you'll hit the campus more flexible than Gumby after a yoga class.

Things Are Looking Up: Graduation Gifts for 2012's Surefire Superstars

Katie Campbell | Posted 07.25.2012 | College
Katie Campbell

These grads have money to make and the day to seize, while the rest of us protect our cars from being seized. Here are some gift ideas to keep these lucky grads on the path to success and salaried superstardom.

The ULTIMATE Grad Gift Guide, Under $30

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 05.23.2012 | Teen

After four years of hard work in the library, weekends spent studying and waking up early to catch the bus to school, the grad in your life deserves a...