問題：Describe a letter or poem or other piece of art that is important to you. Why was it so important to you? Please include specific examples and details in your statement.
The letter that my brother gave me before I started studying abroad is paramount to me for a couple of reasons.
First, I was able to overcome any adversity while studying abroad.
For instance, when I was in the United States, I had difficulties being get used to the new environment, but by reading the letter, I got motivated to succeeded in combating the hardships.
In addition, it reminded me how precious the time and opportunity I had there.
For instance, after a several months, I took the time for granted, so the message assisted me in paint myself into a corner over and over. As a result, I could boost my performance and eventually it was the most growing experience.
paint oneself into a corner 自分を追い込む