Edward Blum is spearheading a lawsuit on behalf of Asian-Americans who say Harvard unlawfully discriminates against them.
"Maybe next time think a little bit more before you act or say something and just consider the person on the other side," Michael Brown said.
One applicant who received the email called it a "rollercoaster ride of emotions."
He was one of 964 people who got admitted to Harvard this week.
“My fingerprints are nowhere near any of this,” says Blum, who helped with the Supreme Court case Fisher v. the University of Texas.
As many Americans struggle with student loan debt, the wealthy are spending the equivalent of a college tuition to visit top schools.
The school won't require most undergraduate applicants to submit SAT or ACT tests scores.
A Wharton School professor turns the usual college advice on its head: Forget STEM and pick a course you like and are good at.
The test is controversial, and over 800 colleges and universities don’t even require SAT or ACT scores to apply for admission