What is the most preferred gift of high-school graduates waiting to become university students next month? An online shopping mall, Gmarket, polled 383 soon-to-be-college-freshmen last week.
A laptop was the most sought-after gift, with 39.1 percent of the votes. Second place went to cash, with 28.9 percent of the votes. Third place went to portable IT gadgets, such as MP3 players, with 10.2 percent, and gift certificates followed with 8.3 percent.
As for the reasonable price range for a graduation or entrance gift, 32.03 percent chose between W100,000 and W200,000, 28.13 percent chose W50,000 to W100,000 and 15.1 percent replied W200,000 to W300,000 (US$1=W1,382).