Because many states pay for community college tuition for qualified high school juniors and seniors, a lot of homeschoolers are jumping on the community college fast-track to a free 2-year degree.  It’s all a pretty attractive opportunity.

But homeschoolers need to be aware of the potential pitfalls, as well as possibilities, of a community college education, free or not, before they send their children into that environment.  As much as many public universities are very out there, liberal, radical, and sometimes offensive, a community college can be even more so. (For more information about the environment, read Facing the Community College Fad.)

If you do decide that community college is a possibility for your student, here are some strategies to make life better: