December 1, 2008
Do you have someone on your holiday gift list that you need a gift idea for? Have you considered an education? I know this sounds like a long-term commitment that is much more expensive than you could possible afford, but how about a small part of an education? Let's explore educational gift ideas by age groups.
The pre-kindergarten set may enjoy a toy, but think beyond the diapers. Have you thought of a U.S. Savings bond tucked into the latest toy? While the child enjoys the toy, interest is accruing on a U.S. Savings bond that could be used for future educational purposes.
Elementary and middle school student may still enjoy a U.S Savings bond, but consider a new backpack, new markers, and new colored pencils or replacing the lost scissors. Most schools require student to provide their own school supplies. New supplies may be the ideal gift to encourage your student in the New Year.
Does your gift list include a high school student? Have you considered the gift of college visit? By making "a day" out of a college or university visit (even a local one) you'll spend some quality time with your teenager; and may even get them to "unplug" and talk. Choosing a college or university will be one of the biggest decisions they will make in their teenage years and providing them a chance to visit prospective schools will aid them in making the right choice.
If your gift list includes a college-bound high school senior, consider giving a college or university application fee? These fees can add up especially if your senior is applying to several places; and it is a gift that could unlock countless possibilities.
Does your gift list include a student that is already attending college? How about paying part of their tuition, or buying them a textbook? This could be a gift that keeps giving if it reduces the amount of student loans that are required to be repaid once they leave school. Does your college student commute? How about a gas card? It helps them defray the cost of driving to school and can reduce absenteeism.
These are all wonderful gifts to give at the Holidays as they demonstrate your support in achieving their education goal – a gift that will last a lifetime. Isn't that the most precious gift we can give? Happy Holidays!
By providing your mobile number, you agree to receive text messages from Sanford-Brown via its mobile text message provider. You may opt out of receiving messages by texting the word STOP to 94576, or simply reply with the word STOP to any text message you receive from Sanford-Brown.
While CEC or its mobile text message provider will not charge end users for receiving/responding to promotional messages, depending on the terms of your mobile phone plan, you may incur a cost from your mobile service carrier to receive and respond to any promotional text messages (standard messaging and data rates/fees and other charges may apply). Charges will appear on your mobile phone bill or will be deducted from pre-paid amounts. Current participating/supported carriers are: Alltel, AT&T, Boost, Cellcom, Cellular One, Cellular South, Cincinnati Bell, Cricket, Element Wireless, Golden State Cellular, iWireless, Metro PCS, Nextel, nTelos, Plateau Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Verizon Wireless, Viaero Wireless, Virgin, and more.
Tell us more about yourself and specify your campus and program of interest. An admissions representative will contact you to provide you with more information.
* = required fields
This information will be used to contact you through various means, which may include: phone, email, and postal mail, about the programs and services that are offered.
© Sanford-Brown. All rights reserved.
No information may be duplicated without permission from Sanford-Brown.
Sanford-Brown cannot guarantee employment or salary. Credits earned are unlikely to transfer.
Please visit this link for state licensing information and relevant complaint procedures.
Sanford-Brown is not currently enrolling Students in Massachusetts