The tweet has since been taken down. And FAFSA issued an apology tweet, saying "We apologize for the insensitivity of our previous tweet. Our goal is to make college a reality for all. We're very sorry."

College grads, if you can see the silver lining: You will still earn far more over a lifetime than a worker with no more than a high school diploma, according to a recent report by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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