Graduation Gift Etiquette Guide

This part of this site is called:"Graduation gift etiquette - Etiquette guide graduation gift ideas" and after reading it there will be no question regarding graduation presents left unanswered.

By considering graduation present etiquette you can avoid unpleasant social experiences.

No one likes to be considered thoughtless and impolite! graduation cap It seems that there are rules for every situation – if you are a grandmother or grandfather you need to bring a certain amount of money to the graduation.

But what happens when your step granddaughter is graduating, the one you are not really close to?

What should you do then?

And what should you do when you have a cousin that you barely know and haven't seen for a long time?

And off course – what should a graduate do when he is invited to all of his friends' parties? Should he bring a present to each one? It can become really expensive very fast but wouldn't they be offended if didn't bring a gift?

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The next articles will demystify the whole subject. You can find guidelines for every possible situation:

1 .For distant family we have the guide Cash graduation gift etiquette for distant family

2. If you are a close family to the grad you can read the article:Graduation gift standard for close family

3. Is your friend graduating? Go to Monetary gift etiquette for graduation for friends

4. If you are buying a gift for a college graduation - please click on Monetary gift etiquette for college graduation. It explains the differences between a high school graduation present etiquette and collages'.

5. If you are buying a gift for a high school graduation please read: Etiquette high school graduation gifts money

This is the most informative guide that you can find on the net about graduation present etiquette. read everything you need to know and then move on to our graduation gift ideas section.

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So What's Your Opinion about Appropriate Graduation Gift Etiquette?

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Up until now, you've read my opinion on graduation gift etiquette, which I based on a long research.

However, you might have different experience. Feel free to share your knowledge with other visitors!

For an example…

When you graduated – what did you rather getting, money or gifts?

How much did you expect people to spend on your gift?


Were your expectations different when it came to different people? For instance – did you expect your good friends to give you sentimental gifts or did you care more for the money they spent on it?


Were there people that you didn't expect gifts from? Or people that their gift disappointed you?

Those are just examples of frequently asked questions; you can talk about those questions or any other subject regarding graduation gift etiquette you want.

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