Great gifts to send grads off into the world

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It's that time of year — the caps and tassels will soon be airborne and friends and relatives will be wracking their brains for suitable gifts. Here are a bunch that will be useful and treasured for years to come.

'She Believed She Could' Cuff

The perfect mantra for any graduate,
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The perfect mantra for any graduate, "she believed she could, so she did."; $35 at nordstrom.com.

New York Candle

Bring a little piece of home wherever you
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Bring a little piece of home wherever you go with the Homesick candle; $29.95 at homesickcandles.com.

The Original Turn Off Your Straightener Decorative Door Mat

For the all the times your parents aren't
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For the all the times your parents aren't there to remind you; $45 at etsy.com.

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Ultimate Ears WONDERBOOM Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Whether you're taking a shower or lounging by
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Whether you're taking a shower or lounging by the pool, play music safely around water; $99.99 at amazon.com.

Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones

Wireless noise-canceling headphones from Beats by Dr. Dre
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Wireless noise-canceling headphones from Beats by Dr. Dre -- perfect for loud dorms or long commutes to work or class; $295.95 at beatsbydre.com.

Scratch Map Deluxe

The new graduate can now track their newest
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The new graduate can now track their newest endeavors and traveling experiences with this Scratch Map; $32 at uncommongoods.com.

"Recipes Every College Student Should Know" by Christine Nelson

A must-have for any millennial, this book features
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A must-have for any millennial, this book features quick and easy recipes for college students and tips for beginning cooks. The only appliances required are a microwave and an electric kettle; $9.95 at urbanoutfitters.com.

Wemco Americana Speaker Hip Pack

Who says fanny packs are out of style?
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Who says fanny packs are out of style? $19.99 at target.com

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Embroidered College Pillows

Rep your school pride with an embroidered college
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Rep your school pride with an embroidered college pillow; $158 at uncommongoods.com.

Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera

Print out your memories in an instant with
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Print out your memories in an instant with the Polaroid Snap Instant Camera; $96.68 at amazon.com.

Accomplish Magnificent Things Starburst necklace

Accomplish incredible things with this Starburst necklace; $58
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Accomplish incredible things with this Starburst necklace; $58 at dogeared.com.

ENO DoubleNest Hammock

Chill out around campus with this colorful hammock;
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Chill out around campus with this colorful hammock; $69.95 at llbean.com.

"I Just Graduated...Now What?" by Katherine Schwarzenegger

You just graduated college and now what? Author
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You just graduated college and now what? Author Katherine Schwarzenegger offers advice from successful celebrities and entrepreneurs on their personal journeys and career paths; $20 at urbanoutfitters.com.

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Aviator Classic

Ray-Ban glasses in any style are the perfect
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Ray-Ban glasses in any style are the perfect accessory or gift for him or her; $150 at ray-ban.com.

Fitbit Blaze

Better than a standard watch, the Fitbit Blaze
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Better than a standard watch, the Fitbit Blaze tells time, plus heart rate, workout instructions, calories burned, steps taken, floors climbed and more, in plum, black or blue; $149.95 at Best Buy, Dick's Sporting Goods, Sports Authority, Target and fitbit.com.

Booq Cobra Squeeze Backpack

The Booq Cobra Squeeze Backpack is the perfect
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The Booq Cobra Squeeze Backpack is the perfect college accessory to carry all your belongings around campus.The backpack also includes a Terralinq serial number, in case you misplace or lose the bag; $194.95 at amazon.com.

Mini Refrigerator

This retro-style mini refrigerator (available in a variety
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This retro-style mini refrigerator (available in a variety of colors) features a door basket, ice cube tray, slide-out shelf and built-in bottle opener; $149 at urbanoutfitters.com.

Roku

Watch all your favorite streaming shows and movies
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Watch all your favorite streaming shows and movies with Roku; $29.99 at bestbuy.com.

THE BETTER BIKE

Forget “"Oh, The Places You'’ll Go" ”—and help
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Forget “"Oh, The Places You'’ll Go" ”—and help her actually go places. The Electra Townie Go! cruiser bike comes equipped with a battery-powered Bosch pedal-assist system with quiet motor, for days when she'’s late to class across campus; $2,729.99 at Sayville Bike Works, West Sayville; Campus Bicycle, Stony Brook; Kreb Cycle, Bellport; Carl Hart Cycle, Middle Island; and electrabike.com

Keurig K50 Coffee Maker

Have your coffee ready first thing in the
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Have your coffee ready first thing in the morning right in your dorm room; $89 at walmart.com.

Anchor Tie

Ties, ties, ties -- the key to finding
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Ties, ties, ties -- the key to finding a good one is making sure it 1) suits him and 2) is stylish. Bag the gag ties and try J. Crew, which offers conservative prints or hipper looks (micro diagonal stripes or florals) on trend; $69.50 at jcrew.com.

kate spade new york Women's Metro Vachetta Leather Strap Watch

The essential gift for the world traveler in
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The essential gift for the world traveler in your life; $195 at macys.com.

SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II

Enjoy music anywhere with the Soundlink Bluetooth Speaker
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Enjoy music anywhere with the Soundlink Bluetooth Speaker II available in a variety of colors; $129 at nordstrom.com.

LED Word Clock — Displays Time As Text

A unique way to tell time with this
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A unique way to tell time with this LED Word Clock, a great edition to any dorm room; $79.99 at amazon.com.

The Beard Bib

The must-have accessory for any college student living
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The must-have accessory for any college student living with roommates to keep the bathroom clean and neat after shaving; $29.99 at thebeardking.com.

Mocoro Robot Cleaning Ball

For those lazy days, this Mocoro Robot Cleaning
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For those lazy days, this Mocoro Robot Cleaning Ball will help you clean all the dust around your dorm room; $38.39 at firebox.com.

Sterling Silver/Gold State Necklace

Always have a reminder of your home state
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Always have a reminder of your home state with these State Necklaces in gold plated and sterling silver; $24 at kohls.com.

Amazon Echo Dot

Listen to music, get the latest news updates
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Listen to music, get the latest news updates and more with the Amazon Echo Dot; $49.99 at amazon.com.

Sundance swell bottle

Look great, stay hydrated and give back with
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Look great, stay hydrated and give back with eco-friendly S'well water bottles that come in a variety of fun designs. S'well is a sponsor of UNICEF USA and helps provide clean and safe water to countries in need; $35 at swellbottle.com.

Good Luck In All You Do Necklace

This sentimental gift will always be a reminder
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This sentimental gift will always be a reminder of all the recent graduates' accomplishments and luck for the future; $55 at uncommongoods.com.

Bluesmart One - Smart Luggage

The Bluesmart One - Smart Luggage allows travelers
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The Bluesmart One - Smart Luggage allows travelers to charge numerous devices, lock and unlock the suitcase with a mobile phone and a GPS system to help locate your suitcase throughout your trip; $449 at amazon.com.

GoSports CornHole Bean Bag Toss Game Set

Don't forget to bring along this popular lawn
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Don't forget to bring along this popular lawn game, perfect for school tailgates, events or just hanging around campus; $94.95 at Amazon.com

Devil's Dictionary Law Glasses — Set of 2

For the law school graduate in your life;
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For the law school graduate in your life; $25 at uncommongoods.com.

Mini Tabletop Air Hockey Set

The Mini Tabletop Air Hockey set is great
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The Mini Tabletop Air Hockey set is great for playing in the dorms during down time; $58 at macys.com.

Denim Stripe Duffel

This striped duffel is the perfect gift to
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This striped duffel is the perfect gift to carry all your college essentials or for traveling home on the weekends or during holidays; $66 at sloaneranger.com.

Lilly Pulitzer To Do Planner

Stay organized and keep up to date with
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Stay organized and keep up to date with this Lilly Pulitzer To Do Planner; $25 at lillypulitzer.com.

Snoopy Grilled Cheese Maker

For the college student who is always on
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For the college student who is always on the go, the Snoopy Grilled Cheese maker is the perfect gift; $38 at urbanoutfitters.com.

Apple Watch Series 2

Stay connected at all times with the Apple
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Stay connected at all times with the Apple Watch Series 2; $369 at target.com.

Don't Ask t-shirt

The ideal gift for the graduate who doesn't
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The ideal gift for the graduate who doesn't want to answer any of their relatives' questions; $25.10 at zazzle.com.

Wishing Ball

Friends and family can jot down their personal
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Friends and family can jot down their personal wishes for the graduate with the Wishing Ball; $32 at Uncommongoods.com.

CuiZen PIZ-4012 Pizza Box Oven

Enjoy pizza anytime with the Pizza Box Oven;
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Enjoy pizza anytime with the Pizza Box Oven; $59.99 at amazon.com.

Banned Books Morph Mug

Perfect for the book lover, this mug features
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Perfect for the book lover, this mug features books that were once banned. Add hot water and watch the censor disappear; $12 at uncommongoods.com.

Michael Kors Men's Slim Runway Black Ion-Plated Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch

The graduate will be looking sharp with this
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The graduate will be looking sharp with this stainless steal black Michael Kors watch;$146.25 at macys.com.

KitchenAid KEK1222PT 1.25-Liter Electric Kettle

Boil water in minutes with the Kitchen Aid
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Boil water in minutes with the Kitchen Aid Electric Kettle, perfect for college dorms; $79 at amazon.com.

My Life Story - So Far

Log your college journey with the My Life
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Log your college journey with the My Life Story-So Far book and collect all your memories; $30 at uncommongoods.com.

iPhone 7 Smart Battery Case - Black

The graduate will be thanking you for the
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The graduate will be thanking you for the Smart Battery Case for the times they're running to an outlet; $99 at apple.com.

GoPro HERO4 Session CHDHS-101 Waterproof Camera

Capture all your new and exciting memories with
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Capture all your new and exciting memories with the waterproof GoPro camera; $239.00 at amazon.com.

Whatever You Are, Be a Good One: 100 Inspirational Quotations

These quotes will leave any recent graduate inspired
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These quotes will leave any recent graduate inspired to strive for greatness; $8.59 at walmart.com.

Cell Phone Charging Stand, Bamboo Stations Shrmia

Charge all your tech gadgets at once with
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Charge all your tech gadgets at once with the Bamboo Station Shrmia cell phone stand; $14.99 at amazon.com.

Cards Against Humanity

This game will have you laughing for hours,
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This game will have you laughing for hours, pick a card and choose your funniest response; $25 at cardsaganisthumanity.com.

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