The Best Christmas Gifts for College Students: Gift Guide 2022
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Wondering what to get a college student for Christmas? I quizzed my three subject matter experts (my own kids!) and did some research of my own to come up with a gift guide that’s been vetted by actual college students.
If your college student doesn't already have a set of AirPods, believe me, they want some. They just work - they're easy to set up and give great quality sound. Plus, prices are now competitive with other brands so you can't go wrong.
Hey - Android users lose things too, right? The TilePro works with both Android and Apple phones.. Simply place the tile on the back of your frequently misplaced item (such as your car keys) and use the app on your phone to make the tile emit a noise. Can't find your phone? Pressing the tile will cause your phone to ring, even if it's on silent.
It really does seem like every college student t is on TikTok these days and if they aren't, they're thinking about it. This ringlight and tripod stand is perfect for the aspiring TikToker - or for anyone who wants to look good on their Zoom calls.
An extra-long charging cord is one of those things you can't imagine needing - until you get one and then you can't imagine how you got by without it. This ultra-strong 10 foot cord won't fray or break and comes in a variety of fun patterns and colors.
Record players are making a strong comeback these days! This portable version looks like the fun suitcase-style record players all the cool kids used to carry around and the Bluetooth capability means you can even use it as a set of speakers when you want to stream music from your phone.
Sure a smartphone takes great pictures but if your college student wants to take their photography game up a notch, this mirrorless camera is a lightweight alternative to a DSLR and takes great 4K video.
Send your college student back to campus with a memory of the family member they've been missing the most - the family pet. These socks can be customized with a picture of your dog or cat. My husband got everyone in the family these socks customized with our dogs face and they were a unanimous hit.
My son crawled under my weighted blanket on his first night home for the holidays, fell asleep on the sofa and slept through until the morning. I knew then that the blanket would be returning with him to school and it did. This blanket really works for easing anxiety and promoting sleep. Everyone needs one!
Of course, your student might also appreciate a touch of home. These photo clips let your student keep photos of their favorite memories in front of them all the time and the unit easily attaches with command strips.
By now, your college student should be starting to understand just how much laundry can pile up. Make the task a little easier with this extra-large backpack, which holds at least 3 loads of laundry along with a pocket for supplies.
If you're a college student, you need an Amazon Prime membership for emergencies like needing a required book overnight (or even better, right away on your Kindle!). And you'll appreciate the ability to watch 1000s of movies and TV shows with Prime Video. (Just don't watch the movies when you should be reading the book!)
And if you’re sending your teen off to college for the first time this year, check out these other great ideas: