Last Minute Gifts for College Students

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Shopping for college students can be a challenge. Students either seem to have everything they need, or they simply don’t give any hints as to what they want. You may find yourself putting off shopping for the college students in your life. If you need some last minute gift ideas for college students at all price ranges, read on.*



You can’t go wrong with a planner, especially for students that need some organizational help. Even if your college student has one, they can use it as a back up or give it to a friend. Check out the Blue Sky Weekly & Monthly Planner 

Hygiene, Beauty and Grooming Sets

For an inexpensive and practical gift, try a grooming gift set. It’s something the recipient can use no matter age or gender. For girls, try the Nivea Luxury Collection 5 Piece Gift Set  . And for boys, try Nivea for Men Sensitive Collection 5 Piece Gift Set.

Wireless Charger

A wireless charger is the perfect gift for anyone on your list, especially college students. The AT&T Qi Certified Fast Wireless Charger with Dual Positions is compatible with Samsung, Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus – WC100. It’s sleek design takes up minimal space and eliminates the need for chargers and wires. 


No student can be unhappy with a high-tech tablet. The new Kindle Fire HD 8 is only $49.99 and allows you to enjoy millions of movies, TV shows, songs, Kindle eBooks, apps and games. You can also make hands-free calls, including video calls.

Smart Speaker

The Echo Dot (2nd Generation) answers questions, controls smart home devices, plays music and makes calls all with voice commands. It boasts 50,000+ skills, including Jeopardy!, Lyft, Audible, and Domino’s.  The best part? It’s only $19.99. 


Headphones make great stocking stuffers. The Anker SoundBuds Curve Wireless Headphones, BlueTooth 4.1 Sports Earphones have 14 hour battery life and CVC noise cancellation. Perfect for the busy and active college student on your list.

Gift Cards

No college student will turn down a gift card. Although you may want to give something more personal, a gift card may be what they really want and will use. Try their favorite restaurant or if you’re not sure what stores they love, you can’t go wrong with Amazon.

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