Gifts for college grads (Photo: Away, Amazon, & MVMT)

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Every May, college seniors prepare to say goodbye to school and hello to adulthood. Even if grads have something planned, their life for the first time is a blank slate. It can be exciting, sad, happy, scary, and bittersweet.

If you know someone graduating in the class of 2018, help them adjust to the real world with a gift they’ll actually use. Of course, you can always