Your grad will save money and trips to the coffee...

Your grad will save money and trips to the coffee shop by making their own cup of joe with the De’Longhi Espresso Machine. Credit: CBS Interactive

Graduation season is upon us and the class of 2024 will soon be walking across the stage and then preparing for their next adventures. Whether your favorite student is graduating from high school or college, you'll likely want to recognize this milestone with a thoughtful gift to help them usher in their next phase of life.

Regardless of what this upcoming chapter entails — like a new job, first apartment or starting college — CNET has rounded up a batch of gift ideas grads will appreciate. Here are three of CNET's top picks for the grad in your life.

WHAT De'Longhi Espresso Machine

THE COST $299.95

AVAILABLE FROM delonghi.com

You've probably noticed that buying a latte at a coffee shop isn't cheap. Making them at home would be a much better and more budget-friendly option for a recent grad, especially if they have an espresso machine instead of a boring old Keurig. This De'Longhi option is perfect for graduates because it's easy to use, takes up minimal counter space and has a built-in milk frother for making those creamy lattes and cappuccinos. They'll think of you with every morning coffee.

WHAT Sony WH-1000XM5 noise-canceling headphones

THE COST $329.99

AVAILABLE FROM electronics.sony.com

The Sony WH-1000X5 are arguably the best all-around noise-canceling headphones with excellent voice-calling performance as well as even better noise canceling and more refined sound. They are expensive for a set of headphones, but compared with the AirPods Max at $549, this graduation gift seems like a relative bargain. And doesn't your favorite graduate deserve a bit of a splurge?

WHAT DeWalt Digital Portable Power Station Jump Starter

THE COST $172.99

AVAILABLE FROM amazon.com

If your grad drives a car, the DeWalt Digital Portable Power Station is a versatile jump starter to have around. At 700 cranking amps, it's rated among the most powerful portables on the market, and it has a built-in air compressor that you can use to pump up your tires (the SureFit nozzle makes it easy to figure out how much are to put in). It's also got two USB ports for powering up small electronics like your phone or tablet. The LCD screen readout provides real time information

The following CNET staff contributed to this story: executive editor David Carnoy, editor Desiree DeNunzio and copy editor Jim Hoffman. For more reviews of personal technology products, visit cnet.com.

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