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Graduation Gifts

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 ...

Follower-Approved Gifts For The Class Of 2012

Posted 05.03.2012 | College

Struggling with what to get your college grad? HuffPost College editors compiled a list of many great presents within different price ranges. Then...

Three-Step Financial Action Plan for Graduating High School Seniors

Scott Gamm | Posted 08.15.2011 | Business
Scott Gamm

It is important for parents to talk about money with their children. An action plan for families to ensure their college-aged child is prepared for financial life in college and adulthood

The Graduation Gift That Adds Passion to Their Future

Bridget Nielsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Bridget Nielsen

The current generation is a spoiled group who desires instantaneous results. We operate like technology -- we need gratification NOW, purpose NOW. But all our toys do is mask how lost we feel.

Graduation Gift Ideas: 12 Great Books For Grads (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Graduation season is upon us, and all of us seem to know at least someone who's graduating, whether it's from high school or from college. So what do ...

12 GREAT Graduation Gift Ideas (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

What to get for the grad who has everything (or, more realistically, nothing)? Here are a range of ideas to honor your graduate, from the practical to...

Graduation Gifts for Less than $30

Jane Buckingham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jane Buckingham

Forget the boring pens and briefcases -- these graduation gifts will leave any student inspired and excited for the next step!