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College students can be a gift buying challenge. No sooner have we spent a fortune on fitting out their dorms or apartments than we are sending off a care package full of some of their favorites.

So when the holidays roll around, it is easy to feel out of ideas and out of cash. With this in mind, we offer a list of very can't-miss holiday gift ideas that won’t break the bank. We have tried to focus on durable items that will get real lasting use.