By Maddy Perkins
Hamilton Beach Programmable Coffee Maker, 12 Cups
Consumer Reports says this is one of the best coffee makers for college kids on the market — and at under $30 at Walmart, it’s a thoughtful gift that won’t break the bank. It takes just 10 minutes to brew a pot of coffee and the machine itself costs probably the same or less as a week of coffee from your local shop. Auto shut-off and programming makes it a great fit for busy students.
Cuisinart Air Fryer
Help expand your graduate’s culinary repertoire by giving them the kitchen appliance of the moment. This Cuisinart Air Fryer is now 46% off at Wayfair and boasts a 4.6 average rating from nearly 2,000 verified reviewers. It’s a smaller size so ideal for a household of two (maybe your grad’s next roommate will thank them!) and is “nice looking when it’s left out,” says one reviewer on the Wayfair site.
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