7 Gift Ideas That Won't Break The Bank

It's pretty well-known that college students aren't exactly rolling in cash, but that doesn't mean buying presents for your friends or family is out of the question. In order to hit everyone on your list before running out of money, you have to think thrifty. Check out some of our holiday gift ideas that won't break the bank!


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Ask the gift receiver their favorite genre of books and then research recent books that have come out. Go for paper back because they are typically less expensive than hard back. 


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Who doesn't love a nice smelling candle? Go for a festive scent, and they're bound to love it!

Gift cards

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Humans are creatures of habit. We all go to the same places over and over again so help your friend out by giving them a gift card to their favorite place. 

UGA merch

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If you're a UGA student, you're always in need of more UGA merch to prove how big of a dawg fan you are. Sic 'em!


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During winter, everyone is always drinking coffee, tea or hot chocolate to keep them warm so what's a better gift than a cute mug to use! It's impossible to have too many mugs. 

Fuzzy blanket

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Everyone loves blankets. Choose between holiday themed blankets and plain blankets, but make sure it's fuzzy. 

Christmas cookies

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Putting a lot of care into a present always says a lot. Throw on your apron and spend time baking cookies so people know you care. 

Remember it's the thought that counts.