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Holiday Gift Guide: Grad School Edition

2014 Holiday Gift Guide (2)

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The holidays are here! I hope you have some time to relax this holiday season, and that you get the chance to spend some quality time with friends and family. It’s time for a much-needed and well-deserved break.

With projects, final exams, work, and internships, you probably haven’t had a chance to give much thought to gifts – for friends, family, or yourself. Luckily, we are here to help.

Browse our list of recommended gifts, and find something unique for each of your friends (and maybe a little something for yourself). If you don’t have the time or budget to shop this year, just remember – a nice card or batch of homemade cookies always does the trick. Always.

Happy Holidays!

2014 Grad School Gift Guide

klean kanteen

A Klean Kanteen Vacuum Insulated 20oz canteen ($29.95), so that your iced drinks and hot beverages stay the right temperature throughout your day of labs and lectures.


A Moleskine notebook or planner (from $12.95) for taking notes, keeping appointments, and preserving your handwriting abilities.
coffee set


This Toast Ceramics Pour-Over Coffee Set ($65) is a stylish and practical gift for all the caffeine addicts in your life.

A new iPad sleeve ($25), because the sentiment is very true.

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A subscription to The Economist ($160 for 1 year), because it’s filled with fascinating articles that’ll keep you informed while improving your vocabulary.
kindle fire


Kindle Fire HD (from $114), so that you can keep your reading material in one (incredibly light) place … right next to your email, Skype, and time-wasting app of choice.

A travel eye mask ($14.99), so that you sleep soundly in on the plane ride home, at your parents’ house over the holidays, in between long lectures at school, etc.


littleBits Smart Home Kit ($249), to make your life easier by turning household objects into internet-connected devices … and because I really want one, too!
Shopping for a high schooler? Check out our High School Gift Guide for the perfect gift. 🙂


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