Totally agree with you there! :) Since I was homeschooled, I was able to have 4-H project meetings and ballet classes during the day. It even counted as school since it was home ec and PE.
We got that question a lot, especially since there were three or four of us homeschooling at the time. We would typically asked when grocery shopping with our mom.
I would also get asked about how our work was graded quite a bit. The underlying question seemed to be "is your A equal to my A?"
You might have been a homeschooler if....walking the dog was part of your gym class!
I was homeschooled 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 9th grades. I was sent to public school as punishment for 8th grade and I had never used a locker, I got made fun of because I couldn't figure it out, and I also won every school art/trivia/history contest I entered, and every excellence award upon graduation and I got a lot of grief from classmates about it, because I was also really shy. I tried homeschooling again for 9th grade, but missed the friends I'd made so went back for the rest of high school.
I know, for a fact, that I was smarter when I entered 8th grade, than I was when I graduated high school. In college, I found a science project report I did when I was 12, about enzymatic kinetics and I didn't know what the heck I'd written! Couldn't understand it! Around the same time, I was doing my sister's algebra II and pre-calc homework for her, it was easy! When I got to Algebra II, I needed a tutor to avoid failing.
Jennifer - I was homeschooled from 3rd grade through my senior year in high school. Adjusting to college was easy. I had been independently studying for years. The "socialization" question always irked me too. I mean if they are asking about it they obviously don't think you are well-adjusted. Parents have a far larger influence on socialization than a classroom. Good gracious! I remember a a time in highschool when I was in 3 different youth groups, orchestra, a quartet, 2 choirs...
Doesn't sound like there was much time to study!