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Best 2022 college graduation gifts from parents

Graduation season is around the corner, and with it comes the opportunity to gift the grad in your life something exceptional. To celebrate the class of 2022, we rounded up all the must-have college graduation gifts from parents, from wireless tech to accessories, that will help them on their next steps.

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High school graduation gift ideas

Of course, it isn’t only college students graduating this year. We have recommendations for your high school graduate as well.

The eager to learn grad

New grads preparing for college or the workforce have needs, and those needs include new tech.

A powerful and portable tablet, like iPad 10.2 9th Gen to keep up with assignments, take notes in class, or use the webcam to connect during virtual meetings.

A reliable wireless connection is the most important factor (besides lots of caffeine) in a new college students’ demanding schedule. Whether they’re having a late-night study session in the library or outside enjoying the weather while prepping for a test, the Verizon Orbic Speed Mobile Hotspot will always allow them to have a secure and reliable connection.

The grad on the go

For the graduate celebrating their accomplishments by traveling, give them a gift that keeps on giving like a 5G smartphone. The Google Pixel 6 is the perfect travel companion, with an all-day adaptive battery and fluent Live Translate. It’s great for studying abroad or Spring Break trips to new countries.

The grad ready to unwind

School can be stressful, so some grads may be ready for a break after walking across the stage. Allow the grad to kick back and relax by binging their favorite series on Hulu using the Samsung Tab A7 Lite. Enjoy Hulu and ESPN+ in the Disney+ bundle, free for 6 months with select Unlimited Plans. The tablets larger display and dual stereo sound speakers give you the theatre experience right at your fingertips.

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College graduation gifts from parents

Your college graduate will love the latest wireless devices. From 5G phones to keep them connected, to plans that help them work from anywhere, we’ve got you covered.

The workaholic grad

Give the gift of 5G to the grad who’s ready to kickstart their career. The Samsung Galaxy S22 is a college graduation gift from parents that’s sure to make a statement. The all-day battery manages usage and conserves battery power to keep the device running during long workday. Your grad can share, stream, and scroll without the dreaded low battery notification.

With the 5G Get More Plan, graduates can save on all the ways they connect, share, listen, and game. The plan includes Verizon Cloud, so your graduates’ important documents and photos are automatically backed up and synced to their devices.

The grad who wants to keep learning

Apple iPhone 13 Pro Max is a great college graduation gift from parents. Graduates who are ready to get another degree need a powerful, reliable smartphone. iPhone 13 Pro Max features a camera upgrade that includes 3x optical zoom, superfast 5G, and the best battery life ever in an iPhone.

Apple Airpods Pro has active noise canceling to reduce the sounds of busy streets or trains for the new graduates’ commute. The wireless earbuds feature up to five hours of playtime and multi-pairing for all their devices.

Graduation gifts for your partner

If your significant other is graduating, consider giving them a gift to keep you connected. Nothing says “congratulations” like a new smartwatch. Apple Watch Series 7 offers users the freedom to communicate anywhere, even if they leave their phones at home. Or, try the Galaxy Watch4 Classic with a stylish design that’s ideal for an interview and everyday use.

College students save up to $10/mo. on one phone line or $25/mo. for two on qualifying unlimited plans. Use the money you save to treat yourself to pizza during game night with all your friends. With 5G internet, you can battle each other in your favorite Apple Arcade games with virtually no lag and ultra-fast download speeds.

Find gifts for your grad at Cellular Sales

Whether they’re college-bound, taking a gap year, or jumping into a career, mark this important time in every graduate’s life with helpful tech that serves as the perfect end of one journey and the beginning of another. The best college graduation gifts from parents are at Cellular Sales.

Visit your local Cellular Sales store for even more gift ideas to celebrate the graduate in your life.