These College Supplies Are So Genius, You May Just Want Them For Yourself

by Gina Vaynshteyn
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Even though it’s looking like most colleges will be continuing with remote-based lesson plans and seminars, you can still get the college kid(s) in your life a gift they’ll appreciate whether they’re in a dorm, on their own in an apartment, or living at home. Here are some of the smartest, most thoughtful gifts a college student will actually use (the products are so good, you’ll probably want a few for yourself…like that taco blanket).

We’ve included the super practical items they literally can’t function without (an extension cord, portable charger, and noise-cancelling headphones, for example), and some fun (but totally necessary) basics, like a sunrise alarm clock and totally dope slippers. Without further ado, here are 18 gift ideas for college students.

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