My daughter is home-schooled and just started tenth grade. She is possibly interested in engineering as a college major, and we're trying to plan ahead. She took two APs last year and will take three more this year. I have taught (and will continue to teach) all her classes except for one AP course last year (computer principles), one AP course this upcoming year (computer science) and Spanish. So she has very few "outside" grades for freshman and sophomore year. But for junior year, it's likely that almost all of her courses will be through outside providers that give grades. My question is, for competitive colleges, what looks better — AP courses or classes at community college? And should I be concerned that she will only have a total of four outside grades during the first two years of high school?