12 Gifts Intellectual College Grads Will Appreciate

If you're the Rory Gilmore-intellectual type, not just any grad gift will do. Whether you actually want to be a professor or just a super-brilliant social scientist or humanities expert, we've compiled a list of our fave smart-girl gifts. 

UNDER $25

Icon Mug - Typewriter, $14, available at Anthropologie

We're obsessed with this old school typewriter mug—perfect for the budding intellectual.

Everyday Weekly Deskpad, $12, available at Rifle Paper Co.

There's no cuter desk calendar for anyone education-obsessed than this!

Art Print  (7" X 10"), $17.68, available at Society6

Who wouldn't want to display these inspirational women on their wall?!

Alexander Hamilton, $11.90, available at Amazon

Let's be honest, it's nearly impossible to score Hamilton tickets. The book that inspired the show is the next best thing!

Y.B. Supply Co. College Yard Candle, $22, available at Yearbook Studios

This candle literally combines the best scents of ~college,~ perfect for any aspiring professor!

Typewriter Memo Pad, $12.95, available at Urban Outfitters

This ridiculously cute memo pad is a must-have for your new desk.

Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future!, $9.67, available at Amazon

This book is made up of amazing women artists, writers, teachers, lawyers, and more. It's the perfect inspiration for any recent graduate!

UNDER $50

kate spade new york Office Kit, $39.95, available at PaperSource

Who said a desk had to be boring? Spice up any setting with these adorable Kate Spade office accessories.

Customized Planner, $36, available at Etsy

Keep all your dates in order with this customized planner. We're obsessed with the black and gold color scheme.

OVER $50

Bicycle Bookends, $65, available at Uncommon Goods

Every intellectual needs a sturdy pair of book ends to keep her most prized posessions in order.

Fortitude, $63, available at Etsy

History buffs will adore this Frederick Douglass pullover.

BookBook for MacBook, $99.99, available at Twelve South

Look intellectual AF with this laptop case that turns your MacBook into a classic novel you're just always carrying around.