25 Practical Gifts That Will Make College Boys Go Crazy!

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25 Practical Gifts That Will Make College Boys Go Crazy!

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Back to school season is an exciting time for kids of all ages, especially for those that are heading off to college for the very first time this year.

If you are wondering about what to get your special guy as he leaves the nest to venture out into the real world, here is a great list of 25 of the best gift ideas for the college boys in your life.

Whether he is your nephew, godson, or family member, he’ll be sure to love any of these practically awesome yet affordable gifts below.

Of course, I did not forget about the ladies too. If you’re curious about what to buy her, you can read more about the best gift ideas for college girls here. 

  1. Apple iPad (Wi-Fi, 32GB) – Space Gray (Latest Model)

No need to lug around a heavy laptop when this Apple iPad only takes up 1.03 pounds of inside your backpack. It’s a great option to tote along so you can take notes while you’re in class, especially if you type faster than you write. Tip: Hit the microphone icon inside your settings or simply ask Siri to turn on your speak text feature and record your notes if you don’t want to type it all out and miss anything important on the next pop quiz.

2. Post-it Super Sticky Notes, Rio de Janeiro Colors, Large Pack, Recyclable, 3 in. x 3 in, 24 Pads/Pack, 70 Sheets/Pad (654-24SSAU-CP)

Visual learners can all agree that these colorful little pieces of paper are the key to helping us learn concepts quickly and easily whenever we need to prepare for those awful quizzes & exams. Good ol’ post-it notes in all the colors will help jog your memory.

3. Thermos Stainless King 16 Ounce Food Jar with Folding Spoon, Stainless Steel

There’s just nothing like a cup of hot soup to warm you up, especially on a cold rainy day. Or better yet, just tote along some hot coffee or hot chocolate to keep the cold at bay.

4. Schwinn Loop Folding Bicycle, Featuring Front and Rear Fenders, Rear Carry Rack, and Kickstand with 7-Speed Drivetrain, Includes Nylon Carrying Bag, 20-Inch Wheels, Black

This thing is so cool because it can be folded up to fit into small spaces, like an elevator, when there are just no bike racks available. This folding bike is a life-saver especially when you are attending a large university trying to navigate your way around campus to get to your classes on time.

5.BV Bike Chain Lock with Two Keys – 43″ Long with 6 mm 4-Sided Steel Chain Links – Heavy Duty Anti-Theft Cut Resistant Bicycle Locks

You can rest assured that this heavy-duty stainless steel bike chain lock will keep your folding bike safe outside on the rack when you can’t take it inside to class.

6. Calvin Klein Men’s Lightweight Wind Sleeker Pop Over Jacket, Black, Extra Large

Protect yourself from the elements with this versatile yet stylish lightweight black jacket with hoodie. No fluff no mess and works well for just about anywhere.

7. Kodal Copper Infused Athletic Low Cut Socks for Mens and Womens – Moisture Wicking Ankle No Show Socks with Tab 4 Pairs (Multicolor, Medium)

Stay warm and dry with these no show moisture-wicking socks. Consider these your all-weather footgear for all four seasons because they look just as good as they perform and you’ll never want to take them off, but you should though because showers are important.

8. Castula Garment Bag 40 inch Clothes Breathable Material Cloth Cover Travel Suit Carry on Bag Durable Zipper Eyehole UV-Protection Anti-Moth Hanging Unique Dark Blue Color Luggage Wardrobe Storage

Ok, this might be a little far fetched for you right now but hear me out, ok? Can you say, interviews? Or how about internship? And then offer, then acceptance, and maybe if you hustle and heart it out, even corner office in a few years? You get the idea! 🙂

 9. Portable Charger RAVPower 10000mAh Power Bank, Ultra-Compact Battery Pack with 3.4A Output, High-Speed Charging, Dual iSmart 2.0 USB Ports, Portable Battery Charger for iPhone, iPad and More [Updated]

This is a must-have for where ever you decide to go. Even though there are plenty of places for you to charge your devices nowadays, the boonies still exists.

 10. Kemier Collapsible Silicone Water Bottles-750ML, Medical Grade, BPA Free, FDA Approved. Can Roll Up,26oz, Leak Proof Foldable Sports & Outdoor Water Bottles (Black)

This silicone water is super cool! It is lightweight, leak-proof, and it folds up nicely to be stored anywhere you want it.

 11. Marvel’s Captain America, “First Avenger” Adult Comfy Throw Blanket with Sleeves, 48″ x 71″, Multi-Color

This is just cool and mostly self-explanatory because who doesn’t love Captain America. Will totally understand and won’t fault you whatsoever if you chose Iron Man instead, he’s uber cool too.

12. GNC Mega Men Sport Daily Multivitamin for Performance, Muscle Function, and General Health -180 Count

Your usual cup of morning joe is not going to cut it and it certainly won’t sustain you very well for your long day of classes ahead. So keep this next to your coffee mug and make it part of your daily morning habit because diet and nutrition is important, a multivitamin every day is a must.

13. College Laptop Backpack Water Resistant Anti-Theft Bag with USB Charging Port and Lock 14/15.6 Inch Computer Business Backpacks for Women Men School Student, Bookbag Casual Hiking Travel Daypack Gift

This backpack is not for the faint of heart, it has everything you can ever want or need if you ever decide to just wing it one day and live on the open road. Heck, you’re in college, you’re pretty much going to be living out of your backpack anyway.

14. Nike Men’s Benassi Just Do It Athletic Sandal, Black/White Noir/Blanc, 10.0 Regular US

Let me reiterate that showers are important, thus enter these sandals. 🙂 Back in my day, college boys were wearing socks and sandals everywhere. Not sure if that’s still a trend, but these would be perfect for reviving it!

15. Toshiba EM925A5A-SS Microwave Oven with Sound On/Off ECO Mode and LED Lighting, 0.9 cu. ft, Stainless Steel

Make on-the-go meals super fast with this good-looking microwave and “cook” all of your meals in under 3 minutes without having to wash a single pan. Now that’s what I call easy living! 🙂

16. Epicord 82L Large Laundry Basket (6 Colors), Collapsible Fabric Laundry Hamper, Foldable Clothes Bag, Folding Washing Bin (Dark Grey)

Ugh, laundry! It is the bane of my existence. Tip: Toss all of your dirty clothes in here and take it to a local drop-off and pick up friendly laundromat where they will wash it, dry it, and fold it for you for cheaper than you’d do it yourself. I used to fill up a large 13 gallon sized garbage bag and take it to my favorite laundromat to have them do my laundry twice a month for under $3. Yes, they actually do exists in the US and they are glorious! 🙂

17. SANNO Mesh Shower Caddy Tote, College Bathroom Dorm Large Caddy Organizer with Key Hook and 2 Oxford Handles, Quick Hold, 8 Basket Pockets for Camp Gym, Black

Two words, communal showers. This shower caddy along with the sandals from #14 are a daily necessity for survival in college bathrooms. You’re welcome. 🙂

18. Kindle Unlimited subscription

Do you really have to buy physical textbooks anymore? Nowadays, you can just download your “textbooks” for all of your classes and read them on your devices from anywhere you want.

19. True Wireless Earbuds Bluetooth 5.0 Headset with 18H Playtime and Zero Pressure Wearing, One-Step Pairing with Touch-Control Operation, DSP Noise-Canceling Headphones with Built-in Microphones

This is the perfect way to listen to podcasts, lectures, or music while you are working out or going out and about without missing anything.

20. Vremi Single Cup Coffee Maker – Includes 14 Ounce Travel Coffee Mug and Reusable Filter – Personal 1 Cup Drip Coffee Maker to Brew Ground Beans – Black and Silver Single Serve One Cup Coffee Dripper

Save yourself from much-needed moolah by making your own coffee from home instead of going to the coffee shop to study. This 1 cup coffee maker is the perfect size and portion for your toteable mug.

21. Amazon Prime Student Subscription

Need something quick but can’t run to the store to get it because you don’t have a car and your bike has no storage? Get an Amazon Prime student subscription and have it delivered straight to your dorm in as little as a couple of days.

22. JINPUS Air Purifier Air Cleaner for Home with True HEPA Filter, 2019 Upgraded Design Low Noise Portable Air Purifiers(with 5V 1.5M USB Cable)

What do you get when you have a dorm room full of college boys? Odor! lol Keep that fresh air a flowing with the hepa air purifier.

23. Aviento Black I’m Trying To Be Awesome Today But I’m Exhausted From Being So Freakin’ Awesome Yesterday 11 Ounces Funny Coffee Mug

This is a daily reminder when you have your usual tea, coffee, or another favorite concoction of your daily energy drink that you are, indeed, very awesome.

24. Damdekoli Motivational Posters, 11×17 Inches, Set of 4, Wall Art, Hustling, Entrepreneur Decoration, Inspirational Print Hustle

As if the mug wasn’t enough of a reminder for you. These motivational posters can serve as a decorative reminder keep you pumped up. Yes, you are quite awesome and you won’t get tired of hearing it, not at all.

25. Twin Extra Long 100% Cotton jersey Sheet Set – Soft and Comfy – By Crescent Bedding Navy Twin XL

An awesome college dude like you deserves to be comfortable. Get your handsome sleep on with these soft and comfy extra-long sheets and slay your day in the best possible way! 🙂

Oooh! Did you forget something? No biggie, you can shop for everything you need to go back to campus, here:

All Students Favorites For Off To College.

For More Gift Guide ideas to help you find the perfect gift for that hard to shop for person in your life, check out these posts below:

1- What To Get The Man/Boy In Your Life

2- The Best Gifts For Carpooling Moms

3- The Best Gifts For College Girls

4- The Best Frugal Deals On Amazon 

25 of the Best Gifts For College Boys

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