7 Motivational Gifts for College Students

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Everyone needs a little motivation to help every now and then. Maybe your favorite college student is having trouble getting up for that 7 AM bio lab. Or maybe they or they are tired of studying for the last final of the semester. We’ve rounded up 7 of the best motivational college gifts for students so they can keep on keepin’ on.

Focus and Zeal Historical Quote Motivational Posters (4 count)

Focus and Zeal motivational poster college giftsDorm rooms are generally covered beloved photos and movie posters. What about something different? Gift your college student this set of four historical quotes to help them stay motivated. Featuring words of wisdom from Henry Ford, Napoleon Bonaparte, Winston Churchill, and Vincent Van Gogh, this poster set will keep anyone motivated and focused. They’ll appreciate these words of encouragement during those tough times.

Me & My Big Ideas Sticker Sheets (6)

Me & My Big Ideas stickers college giftsThese beautifully designed stickers are perfect to help anyone stay focused and motivated. They will help your favorite college student concentrate on the big picture. Perfect on their own, these stickers can also be used with a planner so they can get motivated and organized at the same time. Students can slap them on folders, notebooks, laptops, whatever they want. No matter what they’re up against, these stickers can help them handle it.

Enesco “Dream Big” Mug

Our Name is Mud dream big mug college giftsCoffee itself counts as a motivator. Couple it with a mug filled with inspirational words and you’ve got a great combo. Because it’s covered with lots of great motivational sayings and quotes, this coffee mug will keep any college student uplifted. Little aphorisms can go a long way. “Create Happiness.” “The Future is Bright.” “Enjoy the Journey.” “You Can Do It.” There are plenty of other phrases to cheer you on in the morning or throughout an all-night study session. 

L & O Goods Chalkboard Motivational Posters (10 count)

L & O Goods motivational posters college giftsThese chalkboard motivational posters are perfect for college students. And anyone else who may need a little extra motivation in their lives. It comes in a set of 10 posters. Each bright and colorful poster features one motivational saying in an eye-catching design. Created on thick poster boards with heavy-duty glossy finish, these posters are stain-resistant and durable. Because they are shipped flat, they’re ready to hang up right out of the box. They’re works of art in their own right, but coupled with inspirational words and you’ve got a powerful poster. 

Start Where You Are: A Journal for Self-Exploration

Start Where You Are journal college giftsIs your college student feeling stuck, bogged down, or just plain tired? With this self-exploration journal, all that may fall by the wayside. The Start Where You Are journal is designed to stimulate creativity because it gets motivational and inspirational brain-juices flowing. Sometimes we all need a nudge or two to help us remember our dreams and goals. This interactive journal does this brilliantly, but in a way that’s a whole lot of fun too. Created by Meera 

Motivational Words Leather Bracelets by SmartWallStation

SmartWallStation bracelets college giftsTake your motivation on the go with these silver-plated bracelets. Each leather-banded bracelet comes with a well-known and beloved quote. There are twelve total, but can come in packs of four. Who wouldn’t want a validating reminder that “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think” on them at all times? Other quotes include “Be your own hero” and “I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.”

Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

Girl, Wash Your Face college giftsSometimes the best motivation comes from the advice of other people. Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be has buckets of advice. Written by Rachel Hollis, this quirky and humorous book is filled with twenty lies and misconceptions that holds people back—and how to tackle them. It’s a New York Times bestseller for a reason. The book is available in hardcover, paperback, audio, Kindle, and even MP3 CD.

Don’t get your student get stuck in a rut. Because of these inspirational and motivational college gifts, they can keep their inner fires stoked and their brain engaged.

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