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Devoted to Fast Cars, Rutgers Grad Finds her Own Route to Success

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Devoted to Fast Cars, Rutgers Grad Finds her Own Route to Success

An American studies degree leads to a job writing for magazines

Stephanie Davies was a few months shy of 17 when she bought her first car - a vintage 1989 Ford Mustang.

The seemingly bold choice was in keeping with family tradition.

“I had grown up in a home surrounded by American muscle cars so my father pushed me to buy my own,” said Davies. “But the day I bought that car I never dreamed where it could take me in life.”

A few years later, she and her (second) Mustang had found their way to Rutgers, where her intense interest in high performance cars didn’t escape the notice of her professors. Read more here.