Wondering what to buy the college student in your life? It can be tricky to choose gifts for students, because they seem to have everything they need or you aren’t sure what they would really like. While money and gift cards are always appreciated, there are some other gift ideas that will prove useful for almost any student.
Sometimes online calendars and phone apps just don’t cut it. A planner is the perfect gift for a busy student. Kate Spade 2016 17-Month Medium Agenda- Black Stripe (153151)
Working on a laptop is much easier with a LapDesk. Not only do lapdesks make typing easier, but they can prevent overheating. LapGear Designer Series 300 Lapdesk Damask (48374)
Instant Digital Camera
You may think Polaroids are long gone, but they’re hot again. Give the college student on your list a fun gift that allows them to take digital pictures and get the physical photos instantly. It will be an interesting change from smartphone pictures. Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera (White) with ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology
College students usually aren’t gourmet cooks, but it doesn’t mean they have to eat out all the time. Help your college student learn to cook with a simple cookbook. How to Cook Everything (Completely Revised 10th Anniversary Edition): 2,000 Simple Recipes for Great Food
Many students have trouble deciding on a career path. Help them out by giving them a book with useful career planning advice. It could be the most useful gift they ever receive. What Color Is Your Parachute? 2016: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers
Touchscreen gloves are a winter essential for the smartphone user. These gloves allow users to easily text, dial numbers, and use apps without removing gloves.Texting Gloves for Smartphone & Touchscreen
With all the texting, talking and app usage, college students can run down a smartphone’s power quickly. Give them a portable charger so they never run out of batter life. Anker PowerCore 10400 Portable Charger – Compact 10400mAh 2-Port Ultra Portable Phone Charger Power Bank with PowerIQ and VoltageBoost Technology for iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy and More (Black)
Help the college student on your list stay connected with a high-quality webcam. They can make video calls, upload videos to YouTube and other social media or take photos. Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920, 1080p Widescreen Video Calling and Recording
For more gift ideas for college students, visit our Amazon Gift Guide.