My mother's was like that, she was amazed when I took mine at a testing center, on a computer, on any ol' day, 30 years later. Before she retired, she would talk about how these "young uns" would cry at having to wait 3 or 4 days to a week to find out, when she said it took forever back then, and it came by snail mail. Oh, the horrors!
I was a paramedic prior to nursing, for a few years. And yes, the tests are vastly different, as well as preparation