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Best Gifts for Female Freshman College Student

Updated on September 17, 2014

Christmas Gifts For College Girls

Do you have a student that is flying home for the Holidays? Below are gift ideas that will come in handy and will not add bulk to their luggage on their way back to school.

These are useful gifts that any college female student could use anytime.

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Amazon Gift Card For Students

- Free One-Day Shipping

Why will she like it?

- Never expires; she can use it whenever she chooses.

- Redeemable towards millions of items storewide at Great for buying last minute text books.

This can make a practical graduation gift as well. She can use it when starting her professional life.

You can email, print or send via facebook to save time. Or mail in a Holiday greeting card.

See more colors and designs here : Amazon Gift Card in Gift Box

Colorful Bohemian Paisley Monogram iPad Air Cases For Girls
Colorful Bohemian Paisley Monogram iPad Air Cases For Girls
Fuchsia Gerbera Daisy with Black and White Swirl iPhone 5 Case
Fuchsia Gerbera Daisy with Black and White Swirl iPhone 5 Case

Personalised Smartphone and Tablet Cases

Personalized gifts are in trend. Whether it's a birthday or Holiday, you make your gifts unique by incorporating the colors and styles she likes. If she is getting (or has) the new iPhone 6, you can find some really chic cases for girls on

Others personalized gifts could be

- compact mirrors

- makeup pouches

- scarves & wallets

- coasters

- pencil holders and wall art for her dorm room

Portable HandHeld Scanners

A portable wand scanner is a great time saver. She can scan all the documents needed for a research paper and bring it back to her dorm to work on later as time permits. This will save her from staying late at the library at night. The magic wand portable scanner by Vupoint is one of the best rated. It conveniently captures images, documents, and magazine articles with a simple pass and stores in a micro SD card.

Cute School Tote Bags For College

A large or extra large tote will fit clothes and other essentials when she goes out on college trips. Choose a machine washable bag so its easy for her to care for.

The Vera Bradley tote shown here has many bright and beautiful colors and prints to choose from. It is one of the best rated bags. There are three interior pockets to hold makeup or writing tools and the drop length of the straps is 12 inches.

Click on the image to read reviews and check today's price.

Amazon Kindle HDX 8.9" Tablet

With the free Skype video calls with front-facing HD camera, she can call home anytime and share her adventures from wherever she is.

She can also stream movies and wirelessly share with her roommates on a big screen TV.

Portable Clothes Steamer

Since she will not have time to iron her clothes often, this hand-held steamer will be very handy. It easily removes wrinkles and creases even on fine delicate clothing. Just fill with water and use. It heats up in just one minute and you get 15 minutes of steam time before refilling. Its made in USA.

Available in pink as well.

Hanging Jewelry Organizer

By now I know her collection of jewelry will have increased. Jewelry organizers hanging from door or in a closet will keep her collection in one place. This holder has 39 see through pockets on one side for rings and earrings and the back side has 24 tabs with hook-and-loop closures to accommodate various lengths of necklaces.

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Gift Cards for stores around the college

You can get her gift cards for movies theaters, grocery stores, restaurants, department stores that are near her school and where she goes to shop often.

College kids get tired of eating dorm food really fast. A restaurant / pizza delivery gift card will be appreciated.

Care Packages For College Students

These college student gifts are ideal for any occasion. Anyone would love to get one of these in mail especially during finals when there is hardly any time to go grocery shopping and students are up studying late at night when cafeteria is closed. Some come in pretty gift baskets while others are shipped in a regular box.

Customized Pretty Lace Damask Pattern Coral Gray Bluetooth Speaker
Customized Pretty Lace Damask Pattern Coral Gray Bluetooth Speaker

Customized Mini Portable Speakers

This will make a fun and inspiring gift for a hard working high school or college student. Customize and add your own message for the recipient. The speaker is compact so will fit into purses and handbags. She can enjoy her playlist while reading or having fun with friends.

See it here : Cute Bluetooth Speakers

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      Cheryl Paton 3 years ago from West Virginia

      I think the Amazon gift card would be my college aged daughter's first choice.

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      othellos 4 years ago

      Really beautiful lens with lots of interesting content. The portable scanner is a nice and very useful choice for a gift to my daughter. Thanks for sharing.