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CUNY Assessment Test in Writing (CATW). The CATW is a 90-minute standardized writing test that measures students’ ability to do college-level writing in English. Students read a short passage then write an essay in response to the reading passage as instructed. A score of 56 or higher on the CATW is needed for a student to be considered.