Cat Simms, Account Associate
‘Tis the season to be jolly! It is officially November, which means that Christmas will be here before we know it. All of the stores have changed their main displays from pumpkins to ornaments, and in the upcoming days, Christmas music will play on every radio station. Trying to shop for a college student can be a difficult task, but here are some items you can’t go wrong with.
1. Personalized Coffee Mug
What better way to keep your college student warm, cozy, and caffeinated than by giving them a personalized coffee mug! This gift is simple with a personal touch, and is sure to make your college student smile. Cost: $10-20
2. Fleece Throw Blanket
On the topic of staying warm and cozy, a fleece throw blanket is sure to keep your college student warm on those cold, snowy nights. Plus, they’re super cozy to cuddle with while watching classic Christmas movies! Cost: Ranges from $5-30
3. A Netflix Subscription
Every college student spends a lot of their time watching Netflix, but this amount of time doubles or even triples when the temperatures drop outside. Most college students have a Netflix Subscription, so they would be sure to appreciate any help paying for the next year of access. Cost: About $130
4. Fit Bit
January is the most common time college students decide to start getting back in the gym. The perfect way to support them is to buy them a Fit Bit, which can track their heart rate, calories, steps and more. New year, new me! Cost: $125
5. Yankee Candles
What better way to spread holiday cheer than filling your college student’s apartment with the smell of a classic Yankee Candle! Bonus points if you get one from the ‘Festive Fragrances’ section. Cost: $20-30
6. Amazon Echo Dot
The Amazon Echo Dot functions as an alarm to wake your college student up in time for class, updates on the weather so they know if they need to bundle up to go outside, and allows them to make hands-free phone calls while they’re studying. Cost: $30
7. A Gift Card
If you truly can’t decide what to get, a gift card is the way to go. Some safe stores to get the gift card from are Amazon, Target, Walmart or their favorite clothing store. Cost: Up to you!