Updated Nov 12, 2010 12:09 PM EST
Need some Christmas gift ideas
for your favorite coed in college?
, 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
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.
The gift that keeps on giving, or simply saving your student money in the case of Starbucks
, 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.
Lightweight netbooks are easy to take to class and are becoming less expensive by the day.
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.
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