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Graduation gift for research advisees?

I'm looking for graduation gift ideas for my research advisees. [more inside]
posted by medusa on Dec 30, 2016 - 11 answers

Present for someone into festivals, food, comics, drama and hospitality

My lovely brother is graduating from university in southern California, and I'd like to get him something special, reasonably-priced, and memorable...that matches his interests...that I can order online or take home from Hong Kong, where I live. [more inside]
posted by mdonley on May 2, 2015 - 5 answers

Should I give my student a gift to celebrate her PhD? If so, what?

This is a gift question, but not holiday related. Still, MeFi is full of experts.... So, my first PhD student just successfully defended, and I am very proud of her. The question is whether to give her a gift, and if so, what.... [more inside]
posted by JMOZ on Dec 15, 2013 - 20 answers

Do you know the perfect quote for my sister's graduation?

My younger sister is graduating from University (UK), with a degree in Press Photography. I'm looking for a quote to frame and give to my sister as a graduation gift. I have found many examples of typical 'graduation' quotes, but I'm looking for something a bit more specific, which will ideally fit a number of the criteria below. [more inside]
posted by schmoo on Aug 9, 2013 - 9 answers


My nephew is graduating high school and is headed to Washington DC for college! What would be a unique and useful gift to give him? [more inside]
posted by antonymous on Jun 12, 2013 - 40 answers

Masters Graduation Gift

Graduation gift for a close friend getting their masters in education? (More inside) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 2, 2012 - 6 answers

Goofy gift ideas, please?

My nephew will be graduating next month from medical school in PA, then going off to a seven-year (!) neurosurgery residency in CA. In honor of the occasion, I plan to give him a check along with some sort of goofy and memorable gag gift but my brain is fried. Can you give me some ideas and (if applicable) links? About him: He's tall with an athletic build (I swear he must have been adopted!), a runner, has a girlfriend, loves goofy and quirky stuff, and will do or wear most anything on a dare.
posted by DrGail on Apr 13, 2012 - 7 answers

What should I get my sister for her law school graduation?

My sister is graduating from law school. I've just realized I should probably get her a gift. But what?! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 10, 2012 - 17 answers

Gift for a corporate gal.

Corporate ladies, help me pick an amazing gift for my newly corporate bff. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 9, 2012 - 18 answers

Graduation gift for a math and geology nerd

I'm looking for a graduation gift for a math and geology nerd. My best friend just got dual bachelor's degrees. She's going to grad school for geophysics in the fall. I know approximately zero about her areas of study and would like to get her something nice. [more inside]
posted by desjardins on May 26, 2011 - 15 answers

Is it ever okay to go behind your wife's back?

My wife doesn't get along with my sister. My sister is graduating. My wife discovers that I am buying her a graduation gift without her knowledge. She is upset I went behind her back. Where do I go from here? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 19, 2011 - 71 answers

What things were important to you as a college freshman with ADHD?

Please suggest gifts for a young adult with ADHD who is graduating high school and entering a university horticulture program. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 12, 2011 - 15 answers

Help finding an inexpensive, yet totally awesome, book!

What book should I choose to be dedicated to me in honor of my recent graduation? [more inside]
posted by jenny76 on Sep 4, 2010 - 15 answers

Oh My Goth Gift! Subject Me To Your World.

GiftFilter: The daughter of a high school friend is graduating from 8th grade; I'm her Rebel Idol (poor deluded kid). Help me represent! [more inside]
posted by _paegan_ on May 21, 2010 - 17 answers

Graduation gift ideas in the $100 range?

Graduation gift ideas in the $100 range for someone getting her BA this week and starting law school in the fall? [more inside]
posted by jalexei on May 12, 2010 - 31 answers

I think they provide the recruits with coats.

What's a good present for someone going into the Navy? [more inside]
posted by explosion on Aug 12, 2009 - 17 answers

What should I get as a graduation present for my sister - quickly?

What should I get as a graduation present for my sister - quickly? [more inside]
posted by Kirn on Jun 28, 2009 - 7 answers

What can I buy my brother?

Help me pick out a graduation present for my Yale-bound brother. [more inside]
posted by nuclear_soup on May 13, 2009 - 21 answers

Ideas for a graduation gift for a psychology student

Graduation gift for a psychology student [more inside]
posted by jinatrix on Apr 29, 2009 - 14 answers

What do you wish you had when you graduated?

What (item) do you wish you had when you graduated from college? [more inside]
posted by AceRock on Aug 29, 2008 - 20 answers

Adult grad gift ideas.

Help! I need suggestions for a college graduation gift for my 48 year old brother in law that says... I'm really proud of you, you beer drinkin', deer huntin', north woods redneck, wall street worshipin', 80's caine sniffin', Reaganite, mustachioed, b@strd. From your loving, granola crunchin', sandal wearin', organic pimpin', Utne reading, Wellstone worshipin', green believin', bleeding heart, pain in your arse little sister in law. I love you man, way to go!
posted by thewalrusispaul on Jun 24, 2008 - 7 answers

Graduation gift for a future homeless counselor?

My sister graduates college this week, and I want to get her a gift that will be useful for her at work. She'll be counseling homeless people at various shelters and other locations in Washington DC. Besides pepper spray (our running joke), what are some practical gifts I could get her? [more inside]
posted by scottso17 on May 14, 2008 - 10 answers

Gift ideas for H.S. grad going into architecture

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]
posted by JeremiahBritt on May 13, 2008 - 14 answers

Not a briefcase: what's a good gift for a graduating law student?

My partner is graduating from law school and I'd like to get a really nice gift for her. The caveat: she's adamant that she doesn't want a briefcase. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by anotherpanacea on May 7, 2008 - 22 answers

Gift suggestions for disillusioned grad?

A dear one is graduating with high honors from grad school. She is uncertain at this point if she wants to continue in her field despite years of hard work and a pile of debt. What can I get to inspire her? [more inside]
posted by quarterframer on Dec 6, 2007 - 12 answers

Asia travel ideas for 18 yr old karate lover?

Can anyone recommend any martial arts learning opportunities (camps, workshops, lessons, etc) in Asia that an 18 year old would enjoy? My nephew in the US is a karate brown belt and he would like to travel to Asia when he graduates from high school this year. I am trying to help him find some interesting travel opportunities which relate to karate. He loves karate and has been searching for something to do in Japan or India for Summer 2008 but we haven't found anything yet. Thanks for any tips.
posted by RoadTripPlanner on Sep 25, 2007 - 6 answers

Gift ideas for a new PhD moving to Africa

Any ideas for what a new faculty member (who has to transport everything to Africa) might find useful or nice as a graduation gift from her research lab? [more inside]
posted by parkerjackson on Jul 11, 2007 - 3 answers

Gift suggestions for architecture student?

GiftFilter: Help me pick a graduation gift for my brother, who is headed to grad school for architecture. [more inside]
posted by mullacc on May 10, 2007 - 24 answers

WTB grate gift 4 english (an othr) teachrs, plz help?

What are some brilliant, thoughtful, practical, interesting gifts for my high school teachers? [more inside]
posted by theiconoclast31 on May 6, 2007 - 12 answers

Practical military graduation gift

Help me select a useful gift for my daughter's graduation from Army chemical school ... [more inside]
posted by loosemouth on Jan 29, 2006 - 7 answers

Gift for a graduating nursing student?

GraduationFilter: The wife is graduating from college this december to be a RN(Registered Nurse). Can i please have some ideas for a very thoughtful gift to give her for graduation? Im looking for something that is unique and thoughtful, not something that is a standard cooking cutter gift. Thanks Everyone!!!
posted by flipmiester99 on Nov 14, 2005 - 12 answers

Gift for future pediatrician?

Suggestions for a gift for a graduating med student friend who will be a pediatrician? [more inside]
posted by grouse on May 29, 2005 - 10 answers

Gift for a Law School Grad

A friend is graduating law school on Saturday, I'd like to give him a gift to mark the occassion. My only qualifiers are that the cost not exceed $100 and the present not be something obvious, which is to say something that he might get from someone else or buy himself. I'd be grateful for any suggestions.
posted by boombot on May 17, 2005 - 26 answers

Gift for nursing school grad?

Giftfilter: My best friend graduates this week from nursing school, and I want to get her something relatively inexpensive, clever, life-changing, useful and/or meaningful. [more inside]
posted by gatorae on Apr 23, 2005 - 5 answers

Med School Gratuation gift

What's a great thing to get someone graduating from medical school? [more inside]
posted by contessa on Apr 16, 2005 - 17 answers

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