I'm looking to put together a gift basket filled with college essentials for a soon-to-be college freshman living in the (driving distance from home) dorms for the first time. I can afford to drop some money on this, but the big things (computer, etc) have been covered. I can coordinate with the parents so that there aren't too many doubles of the same thing as well. What did you bring to college that was absolutely worth it?
Help me create a list of mailable, share-able, care-package items from all the U.S. states/DC for my college student son and his friends. [more inside]
Assume you had $25,000 to spend on schooling or other professional training certification, what would you do? [more inside]
Would it be acceptable if we ask people to deposit money into an account for our son's education instead of giving gifts? [more inside]
I'm trying to find a cool high school graduation/birthday gift to give to a young woman who will be moving to NYC for college in the fall [more inside]
I just got tenure at a small college. I'd like to thank the people who helped make this happen for me. What's appropriate?
I just got tenure at a small college. I'd like to thank the people who helped make this happen for me. What's appropriate? [more inside]
My sister is going to university in September. It's her birthday soon, and I want to get her something that will make her life easier while there. What could I get her? [more inside]
My girlfriend is studying abroad in London for the fall, and our 3 month is coming up soon. I wanted to give her a gift (no more than $40ish because we put a limit on them) that was relevant but not too personal/emotional because I'll be getting her some nice jewelry as a momento for our 4th month - which is right before she leaves. [more inside]
Etiquette filter: I'd like to give my Creative Writing professor a gift to celebrate her new baby (due in Dec). Her and her husband are also the advisors for the Creative Writing side of the English Department, of which I'm a grad student. Am I crossing any ethical boundaries? [more inside]
What's the coolest birthday gift ever for a male, 20 years old, rock n roller, college student (between $50 $ $100)? [more inside]
My sister is graduating high school and heading to Lawrence Tech. to study architecture. What are some gift ideas for things she'll find useful/necessary in her classes? [more inside]
What should I give my mother for her upcoming trip around the world? [more inside]
I've read previous posts about what to get a college freshman, but this one is a bit different and the previous suggestions really don't apply much... [more inside]