What is a programmer’s life like?

How is their personal life, family life, friends, work environment and everything that you can think that a programmer does throughout the day?

How do I make the most out of a MS in Business Analytics?

I will be studying full-time for a 1-year MS in Business Analytics. What advise would you give to a person in this situation so that he can make the most out of his time out from work and get the maximum benefit from such a program?