It seems difficult to identify with youth today.
You have too many fires to put out in your own life.
They would only slow you down.
There are a plethora of reasons for not investing your valuable time into mentoring a college student or younger professional in general, but if viewed with a long-term perspective - this investment yields lifelong returns. You see, besides our immediate family, career mentors are most likely to have the most prominent impact on our lives.