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Graduation gift ideas are a great way to recognize the accomplishments of a friend or family member on their special day. Graduation gift ideas vary depending on who the gift is for but the one constant thing that's certain and that is the recipient did well to achieve what they have and they are about to embark on something new, a new phase in their life if you will. Graduation gift ideas are for anyone who has completed a certain level of education e.g. elementary school, middle school, high school, college, law school or medical school. There are also other programs that an individual can graduate from like the police academy, a certification program for a particular job skill (a paralegal, medical assistant or X-ray technician for example) or a trade school where they learn carpentry, electrician or auto mechanics. These are all accomplishments that warrant a graduation celebration and I will give you some examples of graduation gift ideas. Graduation gift ideas can range from the very personal to the scholastically specific. Let me show you what I mean. A very personal gift can be something like engraved jewelry depicting the degree achieved and the date of the graduation. Other items that make great graduation gift ideas are a personalized pen and pencil set, a new desk, desktop computer or laptop for those college bound students, a new briefcase for the last school graduates, a new stethoscope for the medical school graduates. A big ticket item that is sometimes bestowed on a graduate is a new car and that's acceptable at any level from high school forward. Some graduates depending on the age of the individual also appreciate money to treat themselves to something special they might want, a vacation getaway to rest their brains for a few days or a dinner in their honor. As you can see from the examples listed above, there are many graduation gift ideas and the gift you choose is really determined by how much you want to spend based on the level of achievement of the graduate. Graduates should be treated in a special way simply because they deserve it. They have accomplished something great whether they are graduating from kindergarten or graduate school. Show them how much their achievements mean to you and even more importantly show them you are proud of them and wish them well as they go forward in life.

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