Celebrate her big day and congratulate her for another milestone achieved. Get a nice gift for the graduate as she deserves a little something for her achievement. Not sure what to get for the fresh graduate? Don’t worry, below you will find a list of really cool college graduation gift ideas that she’ll absolutely love and adore. Check them out now.

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College Graduation Gifts for Her

1. Happy Future Pendant Necklace

She is leaving college, ready to embark on a new life. Get her this pretty necklace to wish her a happy future. Delicate gold chain with a petite paper crane that symbolizes long life, prosperity, and luck. Wear this to welcome all the happiness coming ahead.

We curated a list of sentimental pendant necklaces a while ago, you will definitely fall in love when you see them.

2. Kensington Tote

Work bag is practical and useful for female college graduates who will be joining the workforce soon. She will appreciate this simple and professional-looking laptop tote. Features durable leather, padded compartment, multiple pockets and a metal clasp to secure everything in the bag.

Good books make great graduation gifts for college grads.

3. Seuss-isms!

Classic book for those starting out a new life. Contains a collection of Dr. Seuss’ most memorable quotes. Witty and fun. She will definitely enjoy the book!

4. Inspirational Quote Mug

New graduates are often faced with uncertainty in their future. All of us do, in the time of change. Adequate amount of inspiration works as a lighthouse that provides hope and encouragement when we are in the sea of uncertainty.

This coffee mug features an inspirational quote by Eleanor Roosevelt, “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams”.

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5. Lean In for Graduates

Special edition of the popular self-help book, Lean In. Written exclusively for graduates just entering the workforce. By Sheryl Sandberg. This book offers helpful advice on finding and getting the most out of a first job, résumé writing, best interviewing practices, listening to your inner voice, leaning in for millennial men and more.

Insightful and inspiring. A must-read for female graduates. 


6. Daughter Graduation Poem

Home decoration is another good idea if she is moving to a new place. This lovely poem is excellent for the graduates to hang in the room. Beautifully written by poet Genie Graveline, enhanced with delicate watercolor graphics. It is thoughtful and well worded. Perfect as college graduation gift for daughter.

If you like designs like these and love meaning words, you will love these beautifully illustrated college graduation quotes.

7. Kate Spade Pen

A fine pen makes a good college graduation gift for girls. She will love this ballpoint pen by Kate Spade. Chic polka-dot pattern, good quality, writes smoothly. Perfect for writing the journal, bringing to interview, work meeting and more.

8. Funny Graduation T-shirt

Has the fresh graduate found a job? If she hasn’t landed a job yet and is someone who has a healthy sense of humor, this t-shirt will be the perfect gift to celebrate her commencement. Yes, it’s true that she is now unemployed, but at the same time, at least she’s sex-ay.

9. Air Plant

You can also get some plants for her room or workplace. She will like this unique air plant sitting in attractive pedestal stand. Small size, easy to care for. It looks like a cute garden sitting on her desk. 

10. Hair Straightener Brush

Digital hair straightener brush that gives you stylish hair with ease. Multi-functions: combines hot iron straightener with detangling comb and hair massager. It is portable and fast heating. Easy to use, save time. No more waking up much earlier to make the perfect hairstyle for your day.

Discover cute graduation day outfit ideas to go with the silky smooth (and very straight) hair.

11. Business Card Holder

Small graduation gift for college grads. Compact card holder that she can use for storing business cards during business trips and conference, or storing credit card and other cards for normal shopping trips. Features quality leather case with 40 durable see-through cells. Good-looking and functional. 

12. MakeUp Bag 

If she is traveling somewhere, you can get her a nice travel item like luggage, travel duffel or travel organizer. This colorful makeup bag makes a fantastic choice. Excellent design loved by many. It has multiple sections made with water-resistant material to protect against spills, banded sections to store brushes, lipstick, mascara and more.

13. Clarks Artisan Pump

A pair of good quality work shoes makes one of the best college graduation gifts for her. This pair of comfy black pumps will be her new favorite. Rich full grain leather, supportive insole and breathable lining. It gives her touch of glamor and comfort throughout the day.


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