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19 Thoughtful College Graduation Gifts for Daughters

She’s finally finished and ready to take her place as a graduate. Her big day needs to be celebrated with a gift that prepares her for her first step after school and reminds her just how proud you are. College can be a long stressful journey and she has completed it. This is certainly an achievement so you want to make sure her day is as special as she is with the perfect gift.  To help, we’ve put together this list of thoughtful college graduation gifts for daughters.

Silver Live The Life Pendant

A gorgeous necklace in real silver (or gold plated) is the perfect keepsake. In a gorgeous presentation box, it looks far more expensive and will remind her that she is ready for the next step. It’s reversible and perfect for a classy girl.

Adulting:How to become a grown up

Many people struggle with the transition from college to real life and this definitive guide will help her get the hang of what to do once she’s graduated. Packed with what to expect and real life situations that she’ll encounter when you can’t be there to help her.

Luxury engraved Pen

Engraved with Matthew 19:26, this gift will encourage her faith, and remind her that she can do anything. A unique gift that will be useful in her new career that also has a stylus tip and an LED light. Functional, attractive, and well presented.

Graduation Poem

A lovely delicate wall hanging that she can look at and remember how much you love her and how proud you are of her for finishing this chapter in her life. Aimed more as a gift from mom it’s a beautiful sentiment that puts into words many of the feelings at this time.

Sterling Silver Diploma necklace

A classy reminder of her accomplishment, handcrafted and fun. This hallmarked silver necklace looks cute without being ostentatious and as a small gift, this is perfect for a girl who likes to define her own style.

Graduation Bracelet

For the girl who is a little bit hippy and loves trends, this bracelet is perfect. Similar to more expensive Keep Brand bracelets this will remind her how special she is. It’s adorable black and silver colors go with everything and it’s adjustable to fit any wrist.

Smarty Graduation Teddy Bear


These collectible bears are a beautiful way to remember her years in college. The 10” bear is part of the high-quality Bearlington Collection and there is also a bigger version available. If she already has a bear collection this is a wonderful addition to remember the day.

Graduation Cap Floating Charm

Floating charm bracelets are extremely popular and she probably already has the bracelet. Add this to her collection as a congratulation. Fits all major brands and you can always buy her the bracelet too so she can add new milestones through the years with charms.

Follow Your Arrow Bracelet

A themed bracelet that can be adjusted to fit and comes in several different combinations depending on her passions. This is the perfect reminder to stay true to her dreams as she embarks on the next step in her life. Arrives in a presentation bag and is made of pewter so it won’t tarnish.

Congratulations 2016 Graduate Box

A decorative box filled with goodies for her big day. This has popcorn, candy, cookies, a bear, an air horn, a clapper, and a graduation cap fan. This will get her through the day and give her something to remember it.

Personalized Wall Cross

A unique gift that reminds her of her faith and the day. With options to add her name and her graduation date, this can be created especially for her. At only 6” tall it will fit into any wall no matter how much she’s got up there. Made in the USA by craftsmen it is a custom order piece you can’t get elsewhere.

Manage Stress Build Success

The perfect book to prepare her for the changes ahead and get her ready to enter her first big job. This is the guide to the work world she needs to navigate the world of work and get ahead. The world is a super competitive place now and this book will give her the help and one-up she needs beyond her diploma.

14k Freshwater Pearl Necklace

One of the classic gifts to get for graduation, a string of pearls is a classy gift that will last a lifetime. Made with quality, genuine pearls you can also choose what size you want to go with the real 14k gold clasp. Packaged in an elegant box this is the ultimate gift for graduation that she will cherish forever.

Customized Crystal Ornament

You’ve got her first ornament, her school creations and more hanging on the tree, why not add another to celebrate her success. Handcrafted in genuine crystal this keepsake gift is a wonderful way to remind her of her achievement every Christmas. These are personalized to match her, her school, and her diploma.

She Believed Cuff Bracelet

Stamped with an inspirational message on the inside or outside this is a reminder of her achievement. It’s made from light aluminum which will not tarnish and is hypoallergenic. Each bracelet is hand stamped so no two are perfectly alike.

BBA Degree Frame

Customizable based on her degree it can hold any picture she wants but probably the photo of you and her on her graduation is best. With an option to add her name and a modern stylish finish it will fit in wherever she goes. The brain MRI image is an amusing and funny joke on her studying.

Sterling Future Belongs Necklace

With a powerful message for the next step in her life, this silver charm is pretty and inspirational. The 18” chain means she can wear this with other jewelry or hang it from her car mirror. An ideal reminder when things get tough in her life to stay true to herself.

University Art Piece

College has been a huge piece of her life so far and having this artwork on her wall will remind her of those times. In a classy frame, this is much more than a poster. The words contain slogans, important locations, and slang that relate to the college she went to. Over 90 different phrases in the school colors. Available for most colleges.

18k Rose-cut Diamond Ring

If pears are not her thing then diamonds must be. A dainty diamond that sparkles as bright as her future. Available in multiple sizes and three colors of gold this will be sure to match her tastes. Handmade and hand hammered each ring is a unique piece created just for her.

Personalized Champagne Glass

A classy champagne flute that can be personalized with her name. Order a set or just the one for her to enjoy. Etched glass is dishwasher safe and stunning in its simplicity.

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