What Is a Good Gift for a Girlfriend Graduating School?


Whether you're celebrating your girlfriend's graduation from high school, college or graduate school, the occasion is a significant milestone in your girlfriend's life. Let her know how proud you are by giving her a gift. After all those late night cramming sessions, test taking nerves and other school related stresses, think about what types of gifts she can use and enjoy.

Travel Ideas

  • If the two of you are old enough to take off together, the gift of travel can be just what your girlfriend needs to unwind after finishing school. A road trip along the coast to a seaside town or a drive through the mountains to stay in a cabin are economical options that don't involve airfare costs or passports. If you can afford to something more luxurious, fly your girlfriend and you to a special place and treat her to a nice hotel with lots of wining and dining. If you're the adventurous type, this might be a suitable time for the two of you to take that backpacking trip to Europe or through India.


  • If your girlfriend is the type to wear jewelry, graduating school is a suitable occasion for gifting her with a new necklace, bracelet, pair of earrings or a ring. When it comes to jewelry you have some idea options to think about. Engrave the piece of jewelry so that it has the date of her graduation on it, or her initials. This can make the jewelry all the more special to her. Design the piece you want her to have and seek out a custom jeweler to make it. Again, this is an effective way to make the gift meaningful and from the heart.


  • In this digital age, electronics make appropriate gifts for any occasion. Say you're graduating girlfriend wants a specific type of new gadget, such as an MP3 player, smartphone, tablet computer or an accessory that is compatible with one of her other electronics, graduation is a suitable time to surprise her with it. If the electronics manufacturer offers the service, customize or engrave the product, but be sure to plan for that since engraving generally adds on time to the delivery date.

Little Indulgences

  • Indulge girlfriends who graduate from school with with a special event or personal pampering. Some ideas include spa treatments, tickets to a favorite concert or theatrical production, a romantic dinner for two, a scrapbook or photo album that you make her with memories from school or a prepaid gift debit card that she can use to go shopping at any store.

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