Gifts for Grads

Melissa Ireland, Lifestyle Expert presents:

May and June are busy months for high school and college graduations. Be sure to get your graduate the greatest gifts with the below list of products that we think grads would love to receive.

Dorm In A Box
Getting your kid off to college later this summer, or have a high school senior graduating soon? Dorm In A Box gives you a one-stop-shop to get your soon-to-be college freshman everything they need!

Dorm-In-A-Box has bed sets, office supplies and bath bundles ranging in price from $69-$199. Altogether, Dorm-In-A-Box offers more than a 30 percent savings by offering the products in bundles, rather than buying items individually at big box stores. You can even have Dorm-In-A-Box delivered straight to your son or daughter’s new dorm!

Dotmine Day Planners
Get your grad the gift they can use to keep their schedules in order. Check out Dotmine Day Planners, chic and trendy day planners that are perfect for graduating guys and gals.
The concept is simple: create fashionable, functional and affordable day planners to help manage busy schedules. Keep track of all those upcoming job interviews, summer vacations, school schedules and so much more! The end goal: increase efficiency, minimize chaos and maximize happiness! You don’t have to plug it in, sync it, click it or charge it. Paper planners are at the ready, with a clear view of your day, week and month.
Dotmine Day Planners savvy planning tools meet the needs of busy grads with a place for schedules, notes and monthly and weekly planning pages. These planners go for17-months, August-December and they’re reasonably priced from $15.99 to $32.99.

Vintage Marquee Lights
Bring fun and light to your graduate’s dorm room or new apartment with Vintage Marquee Lights! Use their initials, favorite symbol (Fleur de Lis, mustache, star, anchor, heart, etc.) or spell out an inspirational word to light up and liven their room. Vintage Marquee Lights are created with a rustic antique look. Each sign is 12”, 24” or 36” tall, 4” deep and equipped with a hanging bracket for easy wall installation. Also looks great leaning against a wall. Perfect for indoor or outdoor use. Starting at $159.

Never get your charger confused with your roommates’ with Whooz, creative vinyl labels for iDevice chargers and cords. Whooz – made in the USA – are a fun way to personalize your plain white iDevice chargers while staking a claim on what is yours. Whooz are made from a high quality, heat-resistant, removable vinyl and have a durable UV protective laminate. This means they will stay bright and shiny until you’re ready for a new charger identity. When you do take them off they will peel off easily and leave no residue behind. Put a Whooz on it so everyone knows whose is whose. Starting at $12.95.

Karma Gifts
Girls will love the boho-chic, affordable products available at Karma Gifts, and help them get ready for college and beyond! We love the Ruck Sacks from Karma Gifts, and they will never be mixed up with another student’s backpack. Get a matching tote, coffee mug, scarf, wrap bracelets and so much more! Feel great about your purchase too, Karma Gifts donates a portion of each sale to those in need. Gifts starting under $20. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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