For those of us who are not lucky to have 20/20 vision, yearly eye examinations are essential. To reduce the chances of squinting at your computer screen or the white board in class with blared vision, get your eyes tested while you’re home. Stock up on your contact lens and get a new pair of glasses.
There are some things that are just better when they are from home. Stock up on either your family's homemade remedies or local products that you can take back with you to the United States. It's a little piece of comfort to help you feel better especially when you are away from home.