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7 Gifts Ideas for College Students
Cash-strapped college students will be sure to appreciate these gifts this holiday season.
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College students can be a tough crowd to buy for come holiday season, but we found a few picks that are sure to leave students happy no matter their major.

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No. 1: Cash or gift cards

We all know college students are short on funds, and according to a recent survey, millennials overwhelmingly requested cash as a gift this year. Those who are uncomfortable with handing over cash or a check can opt for gift cards, as students can spend them as they please.

Agloves

No. 2: Aglove touch-screen gloves

Price: $ 15.99

We all know students are glued to their smartphones but keep them healthy through the cold months with touch-screen gloves that allow them to text and surf the internet while on the move between classes.

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Roku

No. 3: Roku

Price: $49.99 to $99.99

Every student needs a break from studying, but cable is expensive. This device gives access to Netflix, Amazon, iTunes, and other streaming sites.

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No. 4: Gym Membership

Keep your student fit and healthy in the new year. Find a local gym in their area, recommends consumer expert Andrea Woroch, and give them a six-month or one-year membership.

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No. 5: Credit Report

Price: $10.50

Encourage responsible spending habits by showing students their current credit score and explaining what it means for their future buying power. Woroch suggests an Equifax credit report gift certificate that only costs $10.50 along with an offer to help them review it.

Lapinator

No. 6: Lapinator Plus

Price: $24.95

This Thinsulate laptop desk keeps both laps and computers cool by blocking 95% of heat from escaping to protect students’ laps while they log hours on the computer studying, writing their term papers or trolling on Facebook.

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No. 7: Google Chromecast

Price: $35

This USB device allows users to enjoy online shows and movies from websites like Netflix, YouTube and Hulu on their TV.

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7 Gifts Ideas for College Students

Cash-strapped college students will be sure to appreciate these gifts this holiday season.

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