How I Became a QuickBooks ProAdvisor (In Less Than 72 Hours!)

Are you wondering how I became a QuickBooks ProAdvisor in less than 72 hours?

It’s easier than you think.


Ok, I studied the course material and took the exam. Done!

No magical powers. No expensive training. No headaches. 

I don’t know why people be out here making things appear harder than it really is. Let’s just be real: if you’re not focused and are faced with all types of unbearable problems, it’s going to be hard for you to even pass the a shadow of yourself without getting distracted.

Create a ProAdvisor Account

This is the first step towards your goal. Get an account and make it happen. There are tons of perks available to those who become QuickBooks Pro Advisors. Click here to find out more information about the QuickBooks ProAdvisor program.

Access ProAdvisor Resources

Click on the training modules and start studying.

There are short exams after each module to ensure that you understood and retained the information that was delivered. It’s also good to practice what you are learning. Hands-on experience is so much more valuable than theory and lecture.

So if you want to gain experience with QuickBooks, gain access to paid program so that you can explore as you study. Need a QuickBooks subscription? Let me know! I have tons of subscriptions available for users of QuickBooks.

Take the Exam

There are 5 sections of the exam. You will have to answer 75 questions and get 80% correct to pass the exam. Don’t be intimidated by the number of exams. You can study over a 2 day period and take the exam on the 3rd day.

Why Become a QuickBooks ProAdvisor?

It’s really a no brainer. So many things will be automated so you want to gain as many skills as possible that will help you to create endless opportunities in the workplace.

Also, if you’re looking to ditch the desk lifestyle, QuickBooks gives you the flexibility to work from anywhere in the world. When you gain clients, you can get access to their accounts and manage their bookkeeping requirements from anywhere in the world.

How cool is that?

And once you become a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, you can hang out with all the other pros at the QuickBooks Connect Conference. In 2017, Tyra Banks was a keynote speaker. Eeeeeek! It was super exciting. Who would have thought that a semi accounting/business conference could be so exciting?

Here is a link to the next QuickBooks Connect conference. You have tons of time to save for your conference package, hotel, and flight.

The world is changing and you need to make sure you have the skills on hand to change with it.

Don’t get left behind if the economy tanks. Stay ahead and you’ll gain the financial independence you seek no matter if the economy is up or down.

Questions? Send me an email at

Talk soon!


After becoming the first Certified Public Accountant to win the title of Ms. Corporate America 2015 in a pageant held in Orlando, Fl, Charlene created the Career Goddess Academy. She shares her money, health, travel, and career advice all over the web as a contributor for the Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, The Path Mag, Women on Business, Ms. Career Girl, and other sites. In 2015, she was recognized as the Illinois CPA Young Professional Leader of the Year. 

Charlene now works on the set of the most popular TV shows, including EMPIRE, Chicago PD, Chicago Med and Chicago Fire.

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Charlene Rhinehart

I’m Charlene - International Speaker, Published Writer, & Career Strategist. I help women skip the most common career mistakes, move from fear to confidence, and enhance their professional profile so that they can create a life that is better than their dreams.

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