Gift Ideas for Adult Students

It's fun having an adult student on your gift list, whether it's during the holidays or for graduation. We have several lists for you to peruse, and they include expensive things, stocking stuffers, and easy, last-minute homemade gifts. Give your favorite adult student a gift they can really use and will always remember. Show them how proud you are that they went back to school and are making choices that will change not only their own life but the lives of the people they have surrounded themselves with, including you. What a nice way to say thank you, way to go, you can do whatever your heart desires!

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Gift Ideas to Give the Adult Student a Break

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Life can get a little crazy on occasion, especially when you're an adult student balancing school, work, life, the holidays, whatever. We all have different "to do" lists, don't we? Give the adult student you love a much-needed break by giving him or her one of these ​gifts. They'll love you for it.

There's a nice price range here, too.

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Affordable Gift Ideas for Adult Students

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Affordable gifts are attractive, especially when you're on a tight budget. Buying a gift for the adult student on your list really can be affordable, and nice to boot!

How about a book bag with a book in it? Not enough? Have the bag embroidered! Too much? You can find some cute little reading glasses for around $10.

Check this list for more great ideas for the giver on a budget. These make great stocking stuffers, too!

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Electronic Gift Ideas for Adult Students

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Electronics have made the adult student's life so much easier! Remember when students typed papers on manual typewriters? No? Well, they did, and they don't have to anymore.

If your adult student is lacking in some of the electronics every student should have—tablet, laptop, smartphone, chargers or batteries for everything, external hard drive for backups, a good printer—maybe you can help. There's even an idea on this list for under $20. Can't go wrong there!

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Last-Minute Gift Ideas for the Adult Student

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For the procrastinators out there, we have a nice list of easy, last-minute gifts to save your hide. All of these ideas are free, but they require a little work on your part. That's partly what makes them such great gifts.​

Give of yourself in ways that really matter, and make your adult student's life a little easier. Surely he or she deserves it.

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