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Top 7 Christmas Gift Ideas for Coeds

Last Updated Nov 12, 2010 12:09 PM EST

Need some Christmas gift ideas for your favorite coed in college?
Her Campus, a popular online magazine for women college students, has just released a list of the holiday gifts that collegiettes would love to get this year.

The magazine, which relies on more than 600 student contributors across the country, suggests that the best Christmas gifts are those that will have the biggest impact on college students' daily lives.

7 Christmas Gift Ideas for Coeds

Anything that begins with "i"

While the new iPhone 4G and an iPad are on the expensive side, students can't help but appreciate an iTunes gift card, which means the latest in movies, music and TV on the go.

TV series on DVD

College students aren't just interested in watching current television shows. Don't be afraid to bring back a classic show from childhood like Saved by the Bell or Boy Meets World.

Socks and Underwear

These two less than glamorous items always get eaten by laundry monsters. You can find underwear shopping tips from Her Campus here: Panty Predicament: HC's Guide to Underwear.

Wireless Headphones

Great for the dorms and for that roommate who wants to watch endless reruns of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills while your favorite college student is trying to study.

Gift Cards

The gift that keeps on giving, or simply saving your student money in the case of Starbucks, Target, Best Buy, Dunkin Donuts, Victoria's Secret and more. Want a best bet? Check and see if your college book store teams up with a major retailer like Barnes and Noble. It could take a huge chunk out of that second semester book bill.

Netbooks

Lightweight netbooks are easy to take to class and are becoming less expensive by the day.

Cash

It seems tacky and tasteless, but it may mean a night out with friends, a movie date, or more fun on spring break.

Lynn O'Shaughnessy is the author of The College Solution and she also writes for TheCollegeSolutionBlog.
Christmas gift ideas image by Lisa Padilla. CC 2.0.