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23 Last Minute Graduation Gifts They’ll Love

These gifts just hit different, as they say.

Anemones are gorgeous and on-trend (totally ‘grammable) and this small tortoise vase is perfect for displaying year-round in their room or dorm.
$75
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Whether they’re biking around campus or a new city, this chic bike basket is both functional and cool. It’s fair-trade, and handwoven in Ghana from locally-sourced straw.
$75
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Their favorite tunes will follow them wherever the got with this portable Bluetooth speaker. It offers ten hours of playtime and has multicolor LED lighting effects to get the party started.
$35.88
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With Greetabl, you’ll choose one great product from the selection of sweet treats, candles, beauty products and more. You can add a gift card too, and best of all, you’ll get to personalize the cute box with pictures they can tear off and display.
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Zodiac Necklace
Electric Picks
Astrology buffs (or grads who just like to read their horoscopes from time to time) will love this beautiful necklace that shows their sign symbol on one side and corresponding stars on the other. The chain is 14 karat filled.
$98
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The Power Of 3™ Skincare Set
Higher Education Skincare
This skincare line was created specifically with college students in mind. The line has curated products for dry and sensitive, normal, or acne-prone skin and all the products have cheeky , school-oriented names like Pre-Req, Goal Digger, and Easy A.
$29
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This pottery kit could spark a life-long hobby. It comes with air-dry clay, paint, tools, and everything else they’ll need to make plant pots, candle holders, or trinket dishes.
$59
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The more beautiful the planner the more likely it is to get used? Something like that. This one has days of the week but isn’t tied to any year, so they can use it whenever. There’s also a notes section and spot to plan travel.
$36
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You may not be ready for them to get a real tattoo, but these self-love temporary tats are sweet when they need a pick-me-up, and they’re a lovely gift when paired with a bunch of smaller items (kind of like a graduation stocking).
$12.99
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This clever laptop sleeve turns into a laptop stand and mouse pad. There are several sizes to choose from to accommodate their specific computer and the vegan leather is available in three great colors.
$49
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Toast to their hard work with a yummy non-alcoholic (but super festive) cocktail. The bubbly libation has notes of citrus and elderflower, and 0% alcohol.
$12.95
$13.95
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A Little Magic Candle
Prim Botanicals
Introduce a little magic into their space with this coconut and soy candle that has notes of jasmine and orange blossom. It fills a room with an amazing scent and it looks pretty even when unlit.
$34
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This backpack has a sleek, understated profile, plus it’s totally waterproof for commuting or running to class on a rainy day. It comes in five great colors including all black and all white.
$110
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It’s always nice to have an extra watch band and a sleeve for their AirPods. This duo is super affordable and is a nice accessory if you’re getting them a smartwatch or wireless earbuds.
$7.99
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This is one of those gifts that they’ll have for years. Whether they’re lounging on it on the quad, using is as an actual towel, or taking it to a park hang, this super soft towel from Parachute is huge (57 inches by 70 inches) and so cute.
$69
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It doesn't get much more celebratory than a diamond. This sweet necklace has a small floating diamond attached to the delicate gold chain and it catches the light in a beautiful way.
$388
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Ward off Sunday scaries and pre-test jitters with this 12 pound weighted throw blanket from Baloo. The brand also makes heavier Full, Queen, and King size comforters but the throw fits perfectly on top a twin bed.
$159
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They’ll need a solid duffle bag for all those weekend trips (some of which will be home to do their laundry). This one is durable, rain-resistant with leather handles, and it’s designed to fit within the max carry-on size for planes.
$395
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Whether they’re at home, on a camping trip, or in a dorm, they’ll have delicious coffee readily available with the help of a little hot water. Plus it only takes about a minute to brew.
$29.95
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A nice set of sheets may not seem exciting, but they’ll thank you later. Made of a soft jersey material, these are incredibly soft and breathable.. The price shown is for Twin XL, which they’ll likely need if they’re bunking in the dorms, though Target has all sizes.
$20
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Celebrate their graduation with a board of pictures. This is a great last minute gift too because it’s available for same-day pickup at most CVS locations.
$29.99
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Whether they’re new to the beard-game or an old pro, a good aftershave and lotion is always appreciated. These duo from Leovard is unscented and suitable for sensitive skin.
$27
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Whether they’re moving into a dorm, their own place, or back into their childhood bedroom, they’ll appreciate having gorgeous artwork of their own, especially a piece made of soft neutrals that will work in all their future places.
$75
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