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25 Practical Gifts That Will Make College Girls Swoon
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Just imagine if you were to turn back the hands of time. Oh, to be young again!
Do you remember how exciting it was to graduate from high school? Did you lament about how fleeting your childhood was? Or were you just ready to hurry up and get on with real-life already?
However you’ve felt about kissing your childhood goodbye, you know how excited that special young lady in your life must be feeling right about this time of year as she gets ready to embark on her next great adventure in college.
Whether it is your niece, god-daughter, or family member, help her out and send her off on a good note with any of these affordable and thoughtful gifts below from my Ultimate College Survival Gift Guide For The New Freshman Girl.
She is sure to love it!
1. kids/Adult Scooter with 3 Seconds Easy-Folding System, 220lb Folding Adjustable Scooter with Disc Brake and 200mm Large Wheels (White)
When having a bike feels clunky and inconvenient, this scooter is such a great way to get around a large campus from building to building without wasting time catching the bus. If you’re a really hardcore fitness type, rollerblades may be a good option for you to get around campus too.
Don’t you just love a good impromptu formal right smack in the middle of the week? Though it may be small, this mini travel steamer packs a mighty punch for when you need to look put together lickety-split.
Cool & comfortable bed sheets are a necessity for anyone who needs to catch a good 8-hour beauty rest each night. Get these in white & throw them in with the rest of your white laundry with a little bit of bleach for a clean & effortless-looking dorm room each time without the worry of fading.
I love a good form and functional piece of accessory that will go with just about anything in my wardrobe. You can adjust the straps however you like with this backpack shoulder bag. It is anti-theft to boot!
This is a great starter kit for those of us introverts who like to dabble in bullet journaling. It has everything you need inside including a variety of colors of pens for you to choose from when you are creating your own bullet journal.
For those of us who do not want to lug around several more pages of books and notebooks, this may be the best digital option for you. Just write it down into your Rocketbook and email a copy of it to yourself and you’re done!
There are certain products that you just can’t live without and would throw your daily routine out-of-whack, like your favorite moisturizer, lotion, etc. Keep them all together in this handy travel makeup bag and you’re all set to go and tackle your day with the fierceness of a confident lioness!
For those of us who are short on time and don’t like to cook, this, my dear, is for you. You’re welcome. 😉
Please see #8 above.
10. Leather Office Desktop Organizer, Stationery Storage Box Collection, Business Card/Pen/Pencil/Mobile Phone/Remote Control Holder (White)
This is a great little organizer to have on your desk if you’re the type who loves to collect all the pretty pens, markers, & office supplies there ever was. Keep them all organized in one sweet looking spot on your desk with this organizer.
This is a must-have to collect all of your clothing pieces from being scattered all across the floor of your small dorm room. Your roommates will be ever-so-grateful to you for this.
12. QYsong Bohemian Mandala Duvet Cover Set Queen Size (90×90 Inch), 3pc Include 1 Blue Boho Chic Microfiber Duvet Cover Zipper Closure and 2 Pillowcases, Bedding Set for Boys, Girls, Kids and Teens
Comfort in a bag that is also good looking. It is important to get in your optimal 8-hour beauty rest each night so that your brain can function at its highest capacity, sleep well to help you ace that test.
For when your body needs a boost of caffeine to stay awake and focus on those really expensive albeit boring classes that you have to take to graduate. But you really don’t want to because your bed is oh so comfy, welp. 🙁
14. Totally Pink Women’s Plush Warm and Cozy Character Adult Onesie/Pajamas/Onesie (Large, Fair Isle)
Have all the comfort without the restraint of staying in bed. This one-piece pajama is the perfect excuse to stay in your pj’s all day long for cozy studying in the fall and winter. Makeup and hair bun optional.
Next to breakfast burritos, this is a great idea for on-the-go meals that you can take straight to class. This personal blender & travel cup combo makes quick protein smoothies for quick meals in between classes or a healthy pick-me-up before or after your workout sessions.
16. Spy Camera Wireless Hidden Security Camera Mini Portable Wi-Fi Cam HD 1080P Covert Secret Nanny Cameras for Home, Office Monitor Video Recorder Live Streaming via Android/iOS APP
Dorm life can be fun yet hectic and full of people coming and going at all times of the day and night. This wireless spy camera will give you some peace of mind when you are off to class or away from your valuables without the worry of theft anytime you leave your dorm room.
17. YATHON Women’s Vintage Ruffle Floral Flared A-Line Swing Casual Cocktail Party Dresses (XL, YT001-Black)
Be ready for just about any occasion on your busy social calendar aka a “formal obstacle” to us introverts that college life will throw at you from time to time. Got a formal? Just dress up this versatile LBD with some fancy jewelry and a blazer. Got a lunch date with the hot guy from O-Chem? Dress it down with a casual jean jacket.
18. Castries Universal Travel Adapter, All-in-one Worldwide Travel Charger Travel Socket, International Power Adapter with 4 USB Ports, AC Plug for US EU UK AU & Asian Countries, Blue
I can’t tell you how many times I have gone on road trips where my phone was low on battery life. But of course, dinosaurs roamed the earth when I was in college, so… :/ Anyway, this is a great option for when you need to charge your devices on-the-go and you are driving in the middle of nowhere to get to your destination.
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
There is no better time in history to where you can multi-task like you can today and listen to an audiobook while also getting in a workout session too! These wireless earbuds will make you feel ever-so-grateful for living in today’s tech age!
Catch up on all of your “reading” by listening to them at the same time that you go for a run with an audible subscription. How amazingly cool is it that you can do both simultaneously now! 🙂
Not sure what else you might need, but it is good to have the option as well as the peace of mind of getting whatever your heart desires delivered in your hands within 2 days if you ever need it really quick!
When you need a daily reminder that You Are A Badass, there is no one other than Jen Sincero herself who can pump you up, get you feeling motivated, and “do and spew it” best! 🙂
23. Inspirational Quote&Saying Art Painting,Work Hard,Be Kind,Stay Humble,Keep Smiling Art Print Set of 4 (8”X10” Canvas Picture，Motivational Phrases Wall Art for Office or Living Room Home Decor，No Frame)
Sometimes you just need a visual kick in the pants to get our rears into gear and to get it done! Here is a great visual reminder to wake up to every day to keep you on your toes and help you become a better human.
There are lots of rain jackets on the market, but this Columbia waterproof rain jacket is a fave of mine because it is a lightweight and packable all-weather jacket that you won’t have to be lugging around. It’s a necessity for when mother nature decides to rain down cats and dogs on you, you’ll be well-prepared knowing that it scrunched up on a tiny corner of your backpack where you keep your pens and pencils and virtually takes up no room!
Life can get pretty messy, literally and figuratively. This attractive, cordless, and lightweight vacuum cleaner is great to have on hand in your dorm for when it does happen, and you know it will. lol
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